TITLE

Report calls for overhaul of US food safety system

AUTHOR(S)
Benac, Nancy
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, p1288
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "Enhancing Food Safety: The Role of the Food and Drug Administration," which appeared in www.cmaj.ca. It states that the report points out the failure of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in ensuring the food safety in the U.S. It states that the report was created by Institute of Medicine and National Research Council, which say that FDA must convert from reactive approach to risk-based approach in dealing with food safety issues.
ACCESSION #
54106136

 

Related Articles

  • Will the FDA Regulate the Amount of Salt in Food?  // New American (08856540);5/24/2010, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p7 

    The article reports on the statement of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding its support for reduction of salts in daily foods by Americans. According to FDA's news release, the agency is yet to draft regulations or policies to regulate sodium content in foods. It adds that FDA...

  • SAFETY CONCERNS. Nall, Stephanie // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);4/16/2012, Vol. 13 Issue 14, p26A 

    The article focuses on concerns of safety of imported food. It makes reference to the 300-page report of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) on April 2, 2012 concerning imported food and the role of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It discusses the alleged failure of the FDA in...

  • US Institute of Medicine urges mandatory reductions in salt content. Benac, Nancy // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/15/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 9, pE395 

    The article presents a reprint of the article "US Institute of Medicine urges mandatory reductions in salt content," by Nancy Benac, which appeared at www.cmaj.ca on April 28, 2010. It says that the U.S. Institute of Medicine suggested in a report that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

  • IOM: FDA Needs Revamped Regulatory Framework.  // Chain Drug Review;6/7/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p236 

    The article reports on the suggestions made by the Institute of Medicine to Food & Drug Administration (FDA) suggesting the revamp of its regulatory framework in the evaluation of food benefits and nutritional supplements in Washington.

  • Sticking up for needle.  // Advocate;10/31/95, Issue 693, p14 

    Reports on the announcement of a joint advisory panel of the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine that communities should be free to establish needle-exchange programs to slow the spread of AIDS. Programs that do not encourage drug use.

  • Ways to stop family violence need to be evaluated.  // Public Health Reports;May/Jun98, Vol. 113 Issue 3, p198 

    Focuses on a report from the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine, on the amount of money spent in the United States to curb family violence and how it is spent. Details on the lack of testing done on the treatment methods used to curb family violence; How the report was...

  • Preparing for Chemical and Biological Terrorist Attacks.  // Journal of Environmental Health;Mar1999, Vol. 61 Issue 7, EH Update p32 

    Presents several research and development projects that a committee of the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council had identified to help civilian medical community minimize damage caused by a terrorist attack. Preparations for biological or chemical terrorism; Other...

  • Report maps out solutions to child obesity.  // Taproot Journal;Fall/Winter2009, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p37 

    The article reports on a study of child obesity by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and National Research Council in the U.S. The study suggests that children and their families should have access to grocery stores offering healthful foods such as fruits and vegetables. It also proposes that...

  • Limit Children's Work Hours, REPORT SAYS.  // Public Health Reports;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p105 

    Provides information on a report which focused on the limitation of children's working hours, determined by a committee of the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine. Role of the United States Department of Labor; Exempted students; Significance of the report.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics