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Food (Safety) Fight By Richard Raymond
Dr. Richard Raymond is the former undersecretary of agriculture for food safety.

 

April 21, 2014 | Outbreak Alert! 2014

April 07, 2014 | Relationships made in the food safety world

March 24, 2014 | Should salmonella be declared an adulterant?

March 10, 2014 | Forget the truth, I want a headline!

February 24, 2014 | I have a question for Chick-fil-A

February 21, 2014 | Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus and feedback

February 10, 2014 | Einstein I’m not, but I can quote him

January 06, 2014 | Superbugs: Who and what are they?

December 30, 2013 | Superbugs: Are they really everywhere?

December 16, 2013 | MRSA: The new CDC numbers

December 02, 2013 | The USDA Office of the Undersecretary for Food Safety

November 18, 2013 | Chickety China, the Chinese chicken (updated)

November 04, 2013 | Prevalence of salmonella on raw chicken

October 21, 2013 | I don’t think I laid an egg

October 07, 2013 | Bridging the gap between animal health and human health

September 30, 2013 | Foodopoly

September 16, 2013 | Chipotle and the world: Do we buy only what we can afford and access?

August 26, 2013 | Stop blaming the cows for MRSA

August 12, 2013 | The Environmental Working Group and the NARMS report

July 22, 2013 | I was in hog heaven

July 05, 2013 | CDC, you are confusing us on foodborne illnesses

June 24, 2013 | Tenderized steaks: Much to-do about (almost) nothing

June 10, 2013 | Szechuan pork?

May 27, 2013 | The Fine Line has been Crossed Over

May 13, 2013 | Al Almanza, happy 35th anniversary

April 29, 2013 | Can we please get this straight?

April 08, 2013 | Is data manipulated?

March 25, 2013 | Is our food safer today than five years ago?

March 11, 2013 | Arkansas Razorbacks

February 25, 2013 | OUCH!!!!

February 11, 2013 | Antibiotics used in food producing animals Part 3: Resistance

January 28, 2013 | Let’s end the debate: vaccinate

January 21, 2013 | Antibiotics Used in Food-Producing Animals Part 2

January 07, 2013 | Antibiotics used in food-producing animals: Part 1

December 24, 2012 | A happy holiday season is a safe holiday season

December 10, 2012 | Hallmark/Westland from the regulator’s view

November 19, 2012 | Why all the moaning about hormones?

October 29, 2012 | FSIS International Equivalency Audits, a budget victim?

October 22, 2012 | STECs: They’re not just for dinner anymore

October 12, 2012 | Tyson FarmCheck program, an outreach to protein producers

October 01, 2012 | What, Eggzactly, is going on in Iowa?

September 17, 2012 | Bison Meat Fabrication: High Tech or Low Tech?

August 28, 2012 | Inhumane handling: I provide the facts, you decide

August 20, 2012 | Foodborne Illness 1—Raymond 0

August 06, 2012 | Bison, EH?

July 23, 2012 | Change ain’t always bad

July 09, 2012 | Farm Bill 2012 and Catfish Inspection

June 25, 2012 | Changes to FSIS Traceback and Recall Policy

June 04, 2012 | Should there be a hamburger cooking law?

May 21, 2012 | Ten dirtiest foods you eat

May 08, 2012 | TRACEBACKS: Prevention not Reaction

April 26, 2012 | BSE: A Few Fun Filled Facts for the Media (and why I don’t worry)

April 16, 2012 | The responsible use of antibiotics in food-producing animals

April 09, 2012 | Antibiotic wars: NRDC vs FDA (or is it NRDC vs. FDA 209?)

March 26, 2012 | Foodborne illness numbers examined from a different perspective

March 05, 2012 | Fat Cat Surgeon Might Need a Reality Check

February 27, 2012 | Powdered Infant Formula and the Media Response

February 09, 2012 | 90 Day Delay for Testing by FSIS for non-O157:H7

January 30, 2012 | Munsell asks, Raymond might answer: Part 2

January 02, 2012 | John Munsell Asks, Raymond tries to Answer

December 26, 2011 | Doing things differently as the undersecretary at USDA

December 05, 2011 | Will the horse slaughter debate ever die?

November 21, 2011 | Food Security

November 07, 2011 | Full disclosure

October 24, 2011 | Where's the beef (been)?

October 10, 2011 | It is a very small world indeed

September 26, 2011 | “There is no Public Health Crisis”

September 12, 2011 | Montana NRs: The Truth about the FOIA Response

August 29, 2011 | Montana NRs: Chapter 2

July 25, 2011 | Codex Alimentarius, Just What is It?

July 11, 2011 | Hot Dogs and Whole Carcass Irradiation

June 27, 2011 | “POISONED”

June 13, 2011 | Is it too good to be true?

May 30, 2011 | 'These pathogens are being found in alarming numbers.'

May 25, 2011 | Good Job, FSIS

May 23, 2011 | “Just cook it” just doesn’t cut it for me

May 09, 2011 | The real numbers on non-O157:H7 STECs

April 18, 2011 | Wet Markets: Should I Worry?

March 22, 2011 | NR Part 5: Not really. This blog is about salmonella in poultry

March 07, 2011 | NR stands for Not Resolved (yet)

February 21, 2011 | NRs: Non-compliance Records or Nuisance Reports? (Part 3)

February 07, 2011 | NRs: Non-compliance Records or Nuisance Reports? (Part 2)

January 31, 2011 | NRs: Non-compliance records or nuisance reports? (Part One) (Updated)

January 17, 2011 | Where’s the Beef? A look at beef industry PR

January 03, 2011 | CDC’s new foodborne illness numbers

December 27, 2010 | Food Safety Modernization Act and Sausage

December 06, 2010 | Fines and fees are fine by me

November 22, 2010 | 76 million food borne illnesses last year. Really?

November 08, 2010 | Who is correct -- the Right or the Left?

October 25, 2010 | Recall in Ruskin

August 23, 2010 | Two is not always better than one

August 16, 2010 | No Safety Advantage for Grass-fed Beef

August 02, 2010 | If only laws could truly eradicate E coli