A look back on food safety history (commentary)

A look back on food safety history (commentary)

I THINK most readers of my columns are more versed in the history of food safety, having lived in that environment for most of their lives, than I am. I also suspect that most have heard of, if not read, Upton Sinclair's game-changer, The Jungle.

But when the President proposes in his budget to join the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Food & Drug Administration to create a single food

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