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  • Food Safety Act: five food recalls that rattled the industry

    Food Safety Act: five food recalls that rattled the industry

    The Senate's passage of the Food Safety Act, the most sweeping food-safety law in 70 years has thrown a spotlight on the US food supply. Here are five of the most recent high-profile food safety cases:

  • Egg recall: Does it rank with other major food recalls?

    Egg recall: Does it rank with other major food recalls?

    [Editor's note: For an updated list of brand names and plants involved in the egg recall as of Aug. 26, click here.] Egg recall? It's just the latest in a number of high-profile food recalls in the United States in the past five years. The rate of major food-borne illnesses is down since the 1996-98 period, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported earlier this year. But with food production concentrated in large companies with regional or nationwide distribution, the US has seen several major food recalls. Among the biggest (click the right arrow for each new item):

  • In Pictures Major product recalls

    In this Aug. 16, 2009 file photo, the company logo shines off the nose of an unsold 2010 Camry sedan at a Toyota dealership in Centennial, Colo. On Sept. 29, Toyota Motor Corp. said it will recall 3.8 million vehicles in the United States, and in January the company recalled an additional 2 million.

  • 'Peanut proud' farm town struggles with tainted image

    'Peanut proud' farm town struggles with tainted image

    Blakely, Ga., was a quiet community until the salmonella scare hit home.

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  • In Washington, a new willingness to prosecute food safety cases?

    In Washington, a new willingness to prosecute food safety cases?

    The federal government is considering whether to bring criminal charges in a salmonella outbreak that has killed nine people.

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  • Amid peanut scandal, Georgia moves to tighten its food-safety net

    Amid peanut scandal, Georgia moves to tighten its food-safety net

    On Wednesday, the state legislature began work on measures to tighten food inspections, while in Washington, the CEO of Peanut Corp. refused to testify before Congress.

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