Food Safety

Something Fishy About Seafood Inspection

Something Fishy About Seafood Inspection

Government watchdog finds that FDA is not properly inspecting imported seafood.

Macaroni and Cheese with a Side of Regulation

Macaroni and Cheese with a Side of Regulation

FDA faces mounting pressure from advocacy groups claiming a high chemical content in macaroni and cheese.

Calls for Regulatory Approval of Edible Insects

Calls for Regulatory Approval of Edible Insects

Edible insects may become essential in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, but FDA regulation is lacking.

Meatpackers Piggyback on Department of Agriculture Deregulation

Meatpackers Piggyback on Department of Agriculture Deregulation

New pork processing rule assigns inspection duties to plant workers and removes cap on processing line speed.

Human Milk Markets Need Regulation

Human Milk Markets Need Regulation

Scholar says that human milk should be regulated to ensure donor milk is safe, accessible, and affordable.

Guidance Documents and the Regulation of Genetically Modified Foods

Guidance Documents and the Regulation of Genetically Modified Foods

Scholars argue that federal agencies should not use guidance documents to regulate controversial issues.

The Case for Eating Bugs

The Case for Eating Bugs

Scholar argues FDA should regulate insects as food to help address food insecurity.

How State and Federal Food Regulations Can—and Should—Work Together

How State and Federal Food Regulations Can—and Should—Work Together

Experts argue that gaps in federal food safety rules require state governments to step up.

Bolstering Supplement Regulations

Bolstering Supplement Regulations

Lawyer argues that United States should ramp up regulation of dietary supplements.

Learning from International Agreements and Domestic Missteps

Learning from International Agreements and Domestic Missteps

Scholar argues U.S.-China trade agreements fill regulatory gaps left by both countries.

FDA Takes Action to Curb Overuse of Antimicrobials in Livestock

FDA Takes Action to Curb Overuse of Antimicrobials in Livestock

Amid growing concerns about “superbugs,” regulators seek comment on use of antimicrobials in animal feed.

Is Dungeness Crab Safe to Eat?

Is Dungeness Crab Safe to Eat?

California regulators lift ban on commercial fishing following health, economic, and environmental concerns.