Food Safety

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.

The Fight for the Right to Sell Cookies

The Fight for the Right to Sell Cookies

Wisconsin farmers bring lawsuit challenging a state ban on the sale of homemade baked goods.

Can Food Safety Regulations Lead to Environmental Harm?

Can Food Safety Regulations Lead to Environmental Harm?

Scholar argues that new food safety regime sacrifices environmental well-being.