As the year comes to a close, many publications are looking back on the year and assessing our nation’s food safety system.  From the Wall Street Journal to USA Today and Reuters, everyone has something to say about the American food supply. 

The Wall Street Journal focused today on the USDA and the number of

Mike Leavitt, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, was in Seattle recently and was interviewed by Kristi Heim of the Seattle Times, who reported on the Secretary’s trip to Seattle and his focus on food imports.  Secretary Leavitt is scheduled to travel to China in the near future, and is working to certify

The Washington Post reported today on the Bush Administration’s decision to ramp up inspections of products, including food, being imported into the United States.  The decision comes after several products imported from China were recalled in recent months. According to the Washington Post:

food imports The plan is something of a departure for the administration, which has generally