E. coli

Tell Congress: It's Time to Check Behind the Barn Door

Even when there is an outbreak of deadly antibiotic resistant bacteria, agribusinesses can block the lock the barn door, keeping federal and state officials out.

But we’re supporting a bill that would change all that – and we need your help. Tell your member of Congress: Support the Expanded Food Safety Investigation Act of 2019.

Ask Congress to Fund Critical Food Safety Programs

For the second year running, a multi-state E. coli outbreak is forcing Americans to question whether the lettuce we put on our holiday tables will be safe to eat. At the same time, your members of Congress are currently deciding how much funding to provide the government in the coming year, including key investments in food safety.

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Statement of CSPI Deputy Director of Regulatory Affairs Sarah Sorscher
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Statement of CSPI Deputy Director of Regulatory Affairs Sarah Sorscher
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Statement by CSPI Regulatory Affairs Director Sarah Sorscher
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FDA, Still Searching for Source of Romaine E Coli Outbreak, Is Hampered by Inadequate Traceability System
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Water Safeguards Designed to Keep Produce Free of Fecal Contamination