Tracking the Implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act

Food Navigator, a newsletter aimed at the food industry, collects a series of articles about the development of the controversial new law.

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I am a daily reader of FoodNavigator-USA.com, a newsletter aimed at the food industry. Occasionally the site collects posts on one subject. This collection deals with food safety since Congress passed the new law more than a year ago. The Interactive Timeline is particularly useful.

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Marion Nestle is a professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University. She is the author of Food Politics, Safe Food, What to Eat, and Pet Food Politics. More

Nestle also holds appointments as Professor of Sociology at NYU and Visiting Professor of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell. She is the author of three prize-winning books: Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health (revised edition, 2007), Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety (2003), and What to Eat (2006). Her most recent book is Feed Your Pet Right: The Authoritative Guide to Feeding Your Dog and Cat. She writes the Food Matters column for The San Francisco Chronicle and blogs almost daily at Food Politics.

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