FDA proposes fruit, vegetable safety regulations
March 12, 2007
MSNBC: The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday new voluntary rules for ensuring fruit and vegetable safety. Fruit and vegetable-related outbreaks of food poisoning have struck in spinach, tomatoes, lettuce and cantaloupes, in recent months.
The new rules urge fruit and vegetable processors to adopt food safety plans similar to those in the meat industry.
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