Food Safety: Egg on the Face of Congress and Food Safety Agencies

This past summer's massive egg recall underscores the need to better manage federal food safety regulations.

After the U.S. public learned that thousands had been sickened by salmonella-contaminated eggs in August, and that more than 500 million eggs had been recalled, it also learned that the large farm producers in question had never been inspected by the FDA (Federal Drug Administration) which has oversight of the safety of eggs still in their shells.

It also came to light that new egg safety regulations, which might have helped avoid the

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