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In January 2011, President Obama signed the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law, signaling the first major update to our nation’s food safety framework since the Great Depression. This interactive graphic represents reported multistate foodborne illness outbreaks linked to FDA-regulated products since FSMA was enacted.
This visualization highlights key recommendations by an expert task force of leaders from academic medical centers, patient health advocates and physician organizations in identifying best practices for conflict-of-interest policies at academic medical centers.
In January 2011, President Barack Obama signed the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law, signaling the first major update to our nation’s food safety oversight framework since the Great Depression. Despite widespread support for the legislation and its implementation, the Obama administration still has not issued all of the proposed rules under FSMA.
In January 2011, President Obama signed the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law, signaling the first major update to our nation’s food safety framework since the Great Depression. Despite bipartisan support, and a coalition of food safety advocates and industry representatives working for its enactment, the administration still has not issued the proposed rules needed to begin implementing this law. This interactive graphic represents the most widespread multistate foodborne illness outbreaks linked to FDA-regulated products since FSMA was enacted, which constitute a small fraction of total foodborne illnesses reported during that period.
Schools across the country are serving healthy meals, but many could do so more effectively with updated equipment and
A closer look at task force recommendations from the Conflict-of-Interest Policies for Academic Medical Centers as they relate to the relationships between the institutions and industry.
Although schools have made significant changes in order to serve healthy and appealing meals, resources to purchase the right equipment and to train personnel would help them do a better job.
View this infographic by Pew's Kids' Safe and Healthful Foods Project to learn more facts about school snacks.
On Tuesday, April 16, more than 50 moms, dads, and other caregivers will participate in the second annual Supermoms Against Superbugs Advocacy Day. These doctors, chefs, farmers, and survivors of drug-resistant infections will call on President Barack Obama, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and Congress to shine a light on industrial farms’ antibiotic use and to put an end to the practices that threaten our health.
The field of health impact assessments is growing quickly as more and more cities and states are finding HIAs to be a useful way to bring health ino the conversation. View the infographic for more information about the rise of HIAs in the United States.