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Three days before 2018 arrived, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced they were investigating a foodborne E. coli outbreak that ultimately resulted in one death and sickened at least 25 people in 15 states. “Leafy greens” were identified as the likely source, but the Food and Drug Administration continues to work with state and local partners to determine the specific products that made people ill and where they were grown, distributed, and sold, all with the goal of finding points where the E. coli contamination might have occurred. Created using Figma Topics Communities Arts & Culture Higher Education Philadelphia Conservation Land Conservation Ocean Conservation Finance & Economy Economic Mobility Family Finances Fiscal & Economic Policy Retirement Governing Infrastructure U.S. Policy U.S. State Policy Health Antibiotics Biomedical Research Food & Drug Safety Health Care Trends Global Trends Hispanics Internet & Tech Media & News Religion Social & Demographic Trends U.S. Politics View all Topics Projects Communities Civil Legal System Modernization Philadelphia Philadelphia Research and Policy Public Safety Performance Student Loans Conservation Chilean Patagonia Conserving Life in Canada's Oceans Conserving Marine Life in the United States Flood-Prepared Communities International Boreal Conservation Campaign International Fisheries Marine Fellows Outback to Oceans Australia Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy Preventing Ocean Plastics Protecting Antarctica's Southern Ocean Protecting Coastal Wetlands and Coral Reefs Protecting Life in the Arctic - U.S. Protecting Ocean Life on the High Seas Reducing Harmful Fisheries Subsidies Seabed Mining U.S. Public Lands and Rivers Conservation Finance & Economy Consumer Finance Home Financing Public Sector Retirement Systems Retirement Savings State Fiscal Health Governing Broadband Access Fiscal Federalism Results First Health Antibiotic Resistance Biomedical Research Dental Campaign Health Care Products Health Impact Health Information Technology Mental Health and Justice Partnerships Safe Food Substance Use Prevention and Treatment View all Projects Features Trust Magazine Trend Magazine After The Fact Podcast Stateline States of Innovation Article Agenda for America Nonpartisan Policy Solutions A collection of resources to help federal, state, and local decision-makers set an achievable agenda for all Americans. About About Mission & Values How We Work Leadership Experts News Room Careers Inclusion & Diversity Accountability Article Economic Downturns: Protecting State and Local Budgets COVID-19 and the States Are state budgets recession-ready? We've got policy recommendations, data, and analysis that can help. Get Involved Get Involved Sign Up Take Action Follow Us Partner with Us Article After the Fact: A Podcast from The Pew Charitable Trusts After the Fact “After the Fact” is a podcast from The Pew Charitable Trusts that brings you data and analysis on the issues that matter to you—from our environment and the sciences, to larger economic trends and public health. Search Submit Search 4 Food Safety Issues to Watch in 2018 Federal agencies and lawmakers face decisions with important consequences for public health Article February 7, 2018 By: Sandra Eskin Topics: U.S. Policy & Food & Drug Safety Projects: Safe Food Read time: food safety articles 2018 Share Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Email Print Read Mode 4 Food Safety Issues to Watch in 2018 More than two dozen Americans were recently infected with E. coli bacteria that likely contaminated leafy greens they ate. Improving food recall procedures and finalizing a rule on pork plant inspections are among the priorities for federal food safety authorities this year. 4 Food Safety Issues to Watch in 2018 The Pew food safety articles 2018 Charitable Trusts
4 Food Safety Issues to Watch in 2018 The Pew food safety articles 2018 Charitable Trusts
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This outbreak highlights the importance of the ongoing implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act . Food safety—overseen by FDA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture—should remain a priority for federal policymakers this year. We already saw a major step forward  in produce safety in January as FDA’s first enforceable food safety standards for fresh fruits and vegetables took effect on large farms. Here are four other food safety policy developments expected in 2018: Sandra Eskin directs The Pew Charitable Trusts’ work on food safety. Article September 25, 2017 An ongoing multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to imported Maradol papayas from Mexico has resulted in more illnesses than any other U.S. outbreak in 2017 so far. More than 200 people from 23 states have been connected to this outbreak, and one death has been reported. Papayas sourced from a number of farms in Mexico have been identified as the likely outbreak source. However, the Food and Drug Administration has yet to publicly release the names and locations of the supermarkets or retailers where the contaminated papayas were sold. Don't miss our latest facts, findings, and survey results in The Rundown Article September 25, 2017 With Foodborne Outbreak Linked to Imported Papayas, Consumers Need Retailer Information Pew and 10 other groups encourage FDA to create a consistent disclosure policy RELATED Topics U.S. Policy Food & Drug Safety Projects Safe Food Places United States ADDITIONAL RESOURCES Article September 24, 2021 Upcoming Changes to Student Loan Repayments U.S. States Play Major Role Boosting 'Blue Carbon' Issue Brief September 20, 2021 Coastal 'Blue Carbon' and Combating Climate Change MORE FROM PEW Emerging Marine Monitoring Technologies Urging the U.N. to Protect High Seas by Early 2022 Michigan Enacts Landmark Jail Reforms Exploring Management of Largest Marine Protected Area ABOUT PEW We are driven by the power of knowledge to solve today's most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public, and invigorate civic life. Advancing Meat and Poultry Safety Quick View The U.S. Department of Agriculture’ food safety articles s