foodborne illness http://hppr.org en Padlock the milk! FDA’s push to safeguard the food supply http://hppr.org/post/padlock-milk-fda-s-push-safeguard-food-supply <p>Many of the food terrorism scenarios outlined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration involve liquid.</p><p>And there’s good reason for that. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:59:29 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 29200 at http://hppr.org Padlock the milk! FDA’s push to safeguard the food supply Could our food supply be a target for terrorists? http://hppr.org/post/could-our-food-supply-be-target-terrorists <p>It sounds like the plot of a Hollywood blockbuster. Villains in trench coats scheme ways to cause the most destruction and chaos. They settle on a food company, an easy target, and plan to lace the products with a chemical or pathogen. The hero finds out the plan with enough time to save the day. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 04:56:37 +0000 Luke Runyon 29085 at http://hppr.org Could our food supply be a target for terrorists? Guilty plea to criminal charges has implications for the entire food industry http://hppr.org/post/guilty-plea-criminal-charges-has-implications-entire-food-industry <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Colorado farmers who distributed cantaloupes infected with listeria two years ago pleaded guilty in federal court to criminal charges Tuesday. Jensen Farms, located outside Holly, Colo., was the source of the outbreak that killed 33 people nationwide.</span></p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 04:52:47 +0000 Luke Runyon & HPPR 23359 at http://hppr.org Guilty plea to criminal charges has implications for the entire food industry