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Press Releases

  • Little Progress in Reducing Foodborne Illness, According to New Data from CDC. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges President to Appoint Public Health Expert as Under Secretary for Food Safety, 12/06/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on FSIS’ Salmonella Action Plan, 12/04/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on Resignation of USDA Under Secretary for Food Safety Elisabeth Hagen, 11/15/2013. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition Urges USDA to Strengthen Oversight of Poultry, 10/17/2013. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Outline of Government Shutdown's Impact on Consumer Protection, 10/11/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Applauds Introduction of the Safe Meat and Poultry Act, 09/12/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Welcomes Release of FSMA Import Rules, 07/26/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Report Shows That Children from Low-Income Families Face Greater Safety Risks, 06/17/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on USDA Proposal to Label Mechanically Tenderized Beef, 06/06/2013. (PDF)
  • Progress in Reducing Foodborne Illness Stalled, According to New Data from CDC, 4/18/2013. (PDF)
  • Consumer/Health Groups Urge Treasury Department to Act in 2013 to Require Standardized, Comprehensive Labeling of Alcoholic Beverages, 02/19/2013. (PDF)
  • Consumer Federation of America Welcomes Release of FSMA Rules, 01/04/13. (PDF)
  • Have a “Food-Safe” Holiday Season! 12/18/12. (PDF)
  • Coalition Urges USDA to Withdraw Poultry Slaughter Proposal, 9/20/12. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Urge USDA to Label Mechanically Tenderized Meat, 08/24/12. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on New CDC FoodNet Data on Foodborne Illness Rates, 07/28/12. (PDF)
  • FSIS Policy on Traceback a Step Forward, 05/02/12. (PDF)
  • National Food Policy Conference Convenes in the Nation’s Capitol, May 17-18, 5/1/12. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on Lean Finely Textured Beef, 3/26/12. (PDF)
  • CFA Member Groups Urge Release of Delayed Food Safety Proposals, 03/19/12. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on USDA Changes to Poultry Slaughter Inspection, 1/20/12. (PDF)
  • CFA Offers Tips For a “Food-Safe” Holiday Season, 12/14/11. (PDF)
  • CFA Praises House-Senate Conferees for Increased Funding for FDA, 11/18/11. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on FDA Report on Listeria Outbreak Linked to Cantaloupes, 10/19/11. (PDF)
  • CFA’s Carol Tucker-Foreman on Obama Administration Decision to Declare Additional Strains of E. coli as Adulterants, 09/13/11. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on Obama Administration Decision to Declare Additional Strains of E. coli as Adulterants, 09/13/11. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Urge USDA to Declare Antibiotic-Resistant Strains of Salmonella Adulterants in Meat and Poultry, 08/11/11. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Urge Action on Non-O157:H7 STECs; Recognize Beef Company’s Decision to Test for STECs, 7/14/11. (PDF)
  • Carol Tucker-Foreman Op Ed – Mr. President, Can You Hear Us Now?, 06/06/11. (PDF)
  • Carol Tucker-Foreman Op Ed - It's Time to Move the Needle on non-O157:H7 STECs, 05/02/11. (PDF)
  • CFA Applauds Final Rule on Interstate Shipment of Meat and Poultry Products, 4/20/11. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on President Obama Signing FDA Food Safety Modernization Act into Law, 1/04/11. (PDF)
  • CFA Applauds Final House Passage of FDA Food Safety Legislation; Sends Bill to the President, 12/21/10. (PDF)
  • The U.S. Senate Delivers an Early Gift-Passes the FDA Food Safety Act, 12/19/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on New CDC Estimates of Foodborne Illnesses, Hospitalizations and Deaths, 12/15/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Applauds House Vote on FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, 12/8/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on Senate Passage of FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, 11/30/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on Cloture Vote for FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, 11/17/10. (PDF)
  • Nation’s Highest Ranking Food Safety Official Will Address National Food Policy Conference September 23, 09/17/10. (PDF)
  • Tons of Food Recalled and Thousands Sickened as Senate Stalls on Food Safety, 09/08/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on Recess Appointment of Elisabeth Hagen for Under Secretary for Food Safety, 8/19/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on Manager's Package for FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, 8/12/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on President's Statement on Food Safety, 7/07/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on IOM Report on the Role of the Food and Drug Administration, 06/7/10. (PDF)
  • CDC FoodNet Data Shows Some Success, But Most Progress On Reducing Foodborne Illness Remains Stalled, 04/15/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on New USDA Framework for Animal Traceability, 02/05/10. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition Urges USDA to Change E. coli Traceback Policy, 01/27/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on Nomination of Dr. Elisabeth Hagen as Under Secretary for Food Safety, 01/25/10. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition Calls on USDA to Take Action on Mechanically Tenderized Meat Products, 01/19/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Applauds Appointment of Mike Taylor as Deputy Commissioner for Foods, 01/14/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Praises House for Passage of Food Safety Enhancement Act, 07/30/09. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges House to Pass Food Safety Enhancement Act, 07/28/09. (PDF)
  • CFA Applauds Passage of Food Safety Enhancement Act, 06/17/09. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Precautions Against H1N1 Flu Virus, 04/30/09. (PDF)
  • CDC: No Progress on Foodborne Illness in Last 5 Years; People Over 50 Most Likely to be Hospitalized or Die as a Result of Foodborne Pathogens, 04/09/09. (PDF)
  • CFA's Carol Tucker-Foreman Testifies Before House Agriculture Committee, Urges Modernization of Food Safety Laws, 04/02/09. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on FDA Appointments of Hamburg and Sharfstein, 03/11/09. (PDF)
  • Statement of CFA's Carol Tucker-Foreman on Appointment of Dr. Kathleen Merrigan as Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, 02/25/09. (PDF)
  • CFA Applauds Shift to Preventive Food Safety System at FDA, 02/11/09. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Congress to Act Quickly to Reform FDA, 02/11/09. (PDF)
  • CFA Supports Efforts to Modernize Food Safety System, 02/04/09. (PDF)
  • CFA Praises Appointment of Tom Vilsack as Next Secretary of Agriculture, 12/17/08. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Call on Obama Administration to Take Action on Food Safety During First 100 Days, 12/12/08. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Urge Next Agriculture Secretary to Have Food Safety, Nutrition, Environmental Focus, 12/11/08/ (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on USDA Announcement to Identify Retail Stores where Recalled Meat has been Sold, 07/11/08. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on the Need for a Standardized Traceability System for Produce, 07/03/08. (PDF)
  • CFA Supports Linking National School Lunch Program and Animal ID, 06/27/08. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Angered by FDA and USDA Inaction on CO-Treated Meat, 06/02/08. (PDF)
  • CFA Applauds Senator Kohl for Substantially Increasing FDA Funding, 05/08/08. (PDF)
  • 2007 CDC FoodNet Data Shows Seven Years of Failure and Thousands of Unnecessary Deaths, 04/11/08. (PDF)
  • Largest Recall in U.S. History Further Proof that Food Safety System is Failing Consumers, 02/19/08. (PDF)
  • Senate Democrats & Republicans, Food Industry and Consumer Groups to White House: Under Funded FDA Jeopardizes Food Safety, 12/06/07. (PDF)
  • CFA, Consumer Groups Join Labor, Farm Groups and State Departments of Agriculture to Assure All Meat and Poultry Shipped Across State Lines Will Remain Subject to Federal Meat and Poultry Inspection Laws, Regulations and Policies, 10/23/07. (PDF)
  • CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman on State Inspected Meat, 10/02/07. (PDF)
  • Massive Federal Recall Demonstrates Need to Strengthen, Not Dismantle Federal Food Safety System, 10/01/07. (PDF)
  • Consumer Federation of America to Congress: Protect Our Health, Don't Disembowel Federal Meat and Poultry Inspection, 09/11/07. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups and Trade Unions Blast Farm Bill's Backdoor Effort to Dismantle Federal Meat and Poultry Inspection System, 07/26/07. (PDF)
  • CFA Praises Efforts to Increase FDA Budget, 07/17/07. (PDF)
  • U.S. Progress on Foodborne Illness Stalls, 04/12/07. (PDF)
  • CFA Statement on USDA Roll-Out of Risk-Based Inspection, 02/22/07. (PDF)
  • CFA Supports Efforts to Modernize the Food Safety System, 02/15/07. (PDF)
  • CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman to Testify Before House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/08/07. (PDF)
  • Consumer Guide to Avian Influenza" Brochure, 10/04/06. (PDF)
  • Statement of CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman on OIG Report on State Meat Inspection Programs, 09/28/06. (PDF)
  • Consumer Federation of America Announces Coalition for a Stronger FDA, 09/25/06. (PDF)
  • Most Consumers Are Concerned About Practice of Adding Carbon Monoxide to Meat, New Survey Finds, 09/25/06. (PDF)
  • USDA Decision to Reduce Mad Cow Testing Based on Faulty Premise, 07/20/06. (PDF)
  • Statement of CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman on U.S. Court of Appeals Decision Rejecting Efforts of Bush Administration Food Safety Officials to Conceal Records of Meetings with Industry Lobbyists, 06/30/06. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Wal-Mart to Come Clean on CO-Treated Meat, 05/16/06. (PDF)
  • CFA: US Failed to Meet Healthy People Goal of Reducing Listeria, 04/13/06. (PDF)
  • CFA Highlights Leading Supermarket Chains That Refuse To Sell Carbon Monoxide-Treated Meat, 04/05/06. (PDF)
  • Three Cases of Mad Cow Disease and Still No Animal ID System, 03/13/06. (PDF)
  • Congress Takes a Bite Out of Consumers' Food Safety Protections, 03/08/06. (PDF)
  • CFA and S.T.O.P. Urge FDA to Prohibit Use of Carbon Monoxide in Fresh Meat Packaging, 01/17/06. (PDF)
  • Bush Administration Again Puts Cattle Industry Concerns Ahead of Public Health, 10/04/05. (Read More)
  • CFA Statement on USDA Animal ID System, 08/30/05. (Read More)
  • CFA Statement on Appointment of Dr. Barbara Masters to FSIS Administrator, 08/02/05. (Read More)
  • Statement of CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman on Positive BSE Test Results, 06/24/05. (PDF)
  • New FoodNet Report Brings Good News/Bad News: Declines in E. coli Food Poisoning, Increases in Multi-Drug Resistant Salmonella Newport, 04/15/05. (Read More)
  • Consumer Federation of America Supports Joint Resolution on Canadian Border Rule, 02/18/05. (Read More)
  • CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman on Nomination of Michael Leavitt for Secretary of Health and Human Services, 12/14/04. (Read More)
  • Statement of CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman on Negative BSE Test Result, 11/22/04. (Read More)
  • Statement of CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman on Resignation of Ann Veneman as Secretary of Agriculture, 11/15/04. (Read More)
  • CFA Supports Safe Food Act of 2004, 10/07/04. (Read More)
  • Statement of CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman: Bush Administration Stalls Action on BSE Feed Protection Until The Last Mad Cow Comes Home, 07/09/04. (Read More)
  • Bush Administration Actions on Mad Cow Raise Questions of Competence and Credibility, 05/26/04. (Read More)
  • Statement of CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman on CDC FoodNet Data, 04/30/04. (Read More)
  • A Mandatory Animal Identification System Capable of Tracing All Animals Back to the Farm of Origin Is Essential To Protect Public and Animal Health, 01/23/04.
  • CFA Statement in Support of Downed Animal Protection Act, 01/22/04. (Read More)
  • CFA Has Long Advocated Steps That USDA Is Now Taking, 12/30/03. (Read More)
  • Consumer Federation of America's Carol Tucker Foreman on BSE Infected Cow in the U.S., 12/24/03. (Read More)
  • Statement of CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman on FDA Listeria Risk Assessment, 10/21/03. (Read More)
  • Statement of CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman on USDA's Listeria Numbers, 10/17/03. (Read More)
  • CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman on NAS Meat Safety Report: NAS Tells Congress to Give USDA Authority to Set, Implement and Enforce Food Safety Performance Standards, 04/24/03. (Read More)
  • CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman on FY 2004 USDA Budget: 'Administration Cuts Appropriations for Food Safety', 02/03/03. (Read More)
  • Statement of CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman on Settlement Of Nebraska Beef Case and Funding Food Safety with User Fees, 01/27/03. (Read More)
  • CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman on Listeria Recall: 120 Illnesses, 13 Deaths Might Have Been Avoided if USDA Had Issued Testing Regulation, 10/13/02. (Read More)
  • Statement of CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman On Selection of Dr. Garry McKee as FSIS Administrator, 07/23/02. (Read More)
  • Statement of CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman on ConAgra Ground Beef Recall, 07/19/02. (Read More)
  • Statement of CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman on GAO Report Highlighting Serious Problems in USDA's Meat Inspection System, 07/10/02. (Read More)

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Studies

  • USDA Timeline of Approval of Chinese Chicken, 12/12/2013. (PDF)
  • China Food Safety Scares 2013 (PDF)
  • CFA Report Shows That Children from Low-Income Families Face Greater Safety Risks, 06/17/2013. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition Fact Sheet on HIMP, 5/27/11. (PDF)
  • Senate HELP Committee One Page Small Farm and Small Business Guide Document on S.510, 11/24/10. (PDF)
  • Senate HELP Committee Short Summary Document on S.510, 11/24/10. (PDF)
  • Senate HELP Committee Section by Section Substitute Amendment Document on S.510, 11/24/10. (PDF)
  • Senate HELP Committee Frequently Asked Questions/Myths Document on S.510, 11/24/10. (PDF)
  • Recipe for Disaster: Food Recalls Proliferate While Food Safety Fix Awaits Action, 09/08/10. (PDF)
  • "You Gonna Eat That?" Article by CFA's Carol Tucker-Foreman in The American Interest, 04/09/10. (LINK)
  • Transcript of CFA Symposium on Changes to FSIS Meat and Poultry Inspection Program, 06/25/09. (PDF)
  • Cow Sense: The Bush Administration's Broken Record on Mad Cow Diseases, 04/07/06. (PDF)
  • NOT "Ready to Eat": How the Meat and Poultry Industry Weakened Efforts to Reduce Listeria Food Poisoning, 01/04/05. (PDF)

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Testimony and Comments

  • Coalition Comments to FDA on Preventive Controls for Animal Feed, 03/31/2014. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition letter (updated) to USDA Secretary Vilsack on Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Foster Farms, 03/05/2014. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments to FDA on Third Party Certification Proposed Rule, 01/27/2014. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments to FDA on Foreign Supplier Verification Program Proposed Rule, 01/27/2014. (PDF)
  • Food Safety Coalition Opposition Letter to House and Senate Committees on FSIS Budget Reductions, 01/06/2014. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments to FDA on Preventive Controls for Human Food, 11/15/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments to FDA on Proposed Rule for Produce Safety, 11/15/2013. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition letter to USDA Secretary Vilsack on Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Foster Farms, 10/17/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments to FSIS on Labeling of Mechanically Tenderized Beef, 10/07/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA and CFI Comments to FSIS on Salmonella Verification Program, 09/26/2013. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition Letter to USDA Secretary Vilsack on Poultry Slaughter Proposal, 09/20/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments to FSIS on Listeria Risk Assessment, 06/24/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments to FDA on Product Tracing, 06/07/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Letter to Senator Stabenow on Farm Bill Amendments Affecting Food Safety, 5/29/13. (PDF)
  • CFA Opposes Dismantling Existing Consumer Protections through Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, 05/09/2013. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition Comments on FSIS notice on Salmonella HACCP Reassessment, 04/19/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FSIS notice on Foreign Equivalency Verification, 3/21/13. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups’ Letter to President Obama on 2013 Consumer Priorities, 02/01/13. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups’ Letter to Congressional Leaders on 2013 Consumer Priorities, 02/01/13. (PDF)
  • An Agenda to Ensure Consumers are Heard, 02/01/13. (PDF)
  • Coalition Letter to USDA Secretary Vilsack on Poultry Slaughter Proposal, 9/20/12. (PDF)
  • Consumer Group Letter to Secretary Vilsack on Beyond the Border Initiative, 09/18/12. (PDF)
  • Consumer Group Letter to USDA Secretary Vilsack on Mechanically Tenderized Meat, 08/24/12. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups and Victims Letter to President Obama Urging Release of Food Safety Rules, 07/17/12 (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FSIS Traceback Proposal, 07/06/12. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FSIS Proposal to Modernize Poultry Slaughter Inspection, 05/29/12. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition letter to USDA Secretary Vilsack on non-O157:H7 Shiga-Toxin Producing E. coli, 12/21/11. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FSIS Notice on Shiga-Toxin Producing E. coli in Raw Beef Products, 12/7/11. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Urge House Appropriations Leadership to Protect Funding for Food Safety, 11/03/11. (PDF)
  • Consumer Group Letter to Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction on Reinspection and Registration Fees, 10/19/11. (PDF)
  • CFA letter to Senator Gillibrand in Support of Safe Meat and Poultry Act, 10/7/11. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FSIS Notice on Salmonella Verification Sampling Program, 09/12/11. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition Letter to USDA on Antibiotic-Resistant Salmonella, 8/11/11. (PDF)
  • Consumer Group Comments to FDA on Inspection and Enforcement, 7/06/11. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments to FDA on Reportable Food Registry, 7/06/11. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FSIS Proposed Rule on Mandatory Inspection of Catfish, 6/23/11. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FSIS Notice on Test and Hold, 6/15/11. (PDF)
  • Consumer Group Comments to the FDA on Preventive Controls Provision of the Food Safety Modernization Act, 5/20/11. (PDF)
  • Consumer Group Comments to FDA on Import Provisions of Food Safety Modernization Act, 4/27/11. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Urge House Appropriations Committee to Protect Funding for Food Safety, 5/27/11. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Urge Senate Appropriations Committee to Protect Funding for Food Safety, 3/11/11. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Urge House Appropriations Committee to Protect Funding for Food Safety, 3/11/11. (PDF)
  • CFA Presentation to National Academies of Science Committee on FDA’s Role in Ensuring Safe Food, 1/28/11. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges House to Pass FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, 12/8/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Outlines Consumer Priorities for Lame Duck Session to Senate, 11/17/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Outlines Consumer Priorities for Lame Duck Session to House, 11/17/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Letter to Senator Harkin on FDA Food Modernization Act, 11/15/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FDA Guidance for Salmonella in Animal Feed, 10/25/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Senate to Vote on FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, 09/21/10. (PDF)
  • Consumer group letter to HHS Secretary Sebelius on FDA funding, 7/21/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FSIS Proposed Performance Standards for Salmonella and Campylobacter, 7/14/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on Food Safety Section of Dietary Guidelines Report, 7/12/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FDA Risk Profile for Spices, 6/16/10. (PDF)
  • Tell the U.S. Senate to Vote on FDA Food Safety Bill, 06/08/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FSIS Traceback Procedures, 05/02/10. (PDF)
  • CFA and S.T.O.P. Letter on Walmart Beef Safety Initiative, 4/27/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FDA/FSIS Public Meeting on Product Tracing Systems for Food, 03/01/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FSIS Proposed Rule on Interstate Shipment of Meat and Poultry, 12/16/09 (PDF)
  • Testimony of Carol Tucker-Foreman on Importance for Food Safety Reform Before the House Agriculture Committee, 07/15/09. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition Proposals to the White House Food Safety Working Group, 05/13/09. (PDF)
  • Testimony of Carol Tucker-Foreman on U.S. Food Safety System Before the House Agriculture Committee, 04/02/09. (PDF)
  • CFA Looks Forward to Working with Agriculture Secretary Nominee Tom Vilsack, 01/13/09. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FSIS Sampling and Testing Procedures for E. coli O157:H7, 12/17/08. (PDF)
  • Letter from Consumer Groups Urging Next Agriculture Secretary to Have Food Safety, Nutrition, Environmental Focus, 12/11/08. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments to APHIS regarding Importation of Cattle over Thirty Months of Age, 11/19/08. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments to U.S. Delegation to Codex on Proposed Microbiological Criteria for Listeria, 10/30/08. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition Comments Regarding FSIS Public Meeting on Sampling, 10/14/08. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for Healthy People 2020, 09/15/08. (PDF)
  • CFA and CSPI Urge FDA to Implement Emergency Regulations Requiring Traceability and Food Safety Plans, 07/03/08. (PDF)
  • Consumer Group Letter to HHS and USDA on the use of Carbon Monoxide in Meat, 06/02/08. (PDF)
  • CFA comments on E. coli Public Meeting, April 9-10, 05/28/08. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FDA Proposal to Weaken Standard for Listeria, 04/14/08. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FSIS Proposal to Make Basic Changes in Processing and Slaughter Inspection, 03/24/08. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition Requests USDA to Approve Retail Consignee Rule, 02/14/08. (PDF)
  • CFA Opposes Farm Bill Provision That Would Authorize Implementation of Food Safety Programs Under Marketing Orders, 01/30/08. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups and Unions Urge Senate to Oppose State Inspected Meat Provisions, 09/25/07. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition and American Federation of Government Employees Oppose State-inspected Meat and Poultry Provisions in the "Farm Bill" H.R. 2419, 07/26/07. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments to FDA on Produce Safety, 06/08/07. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition Opposes Efforts to Move FDA Inspection Functions to USDA, 05/08/07. (PDF)
  • UFCW, CFA oppose legislation to allow interstate shipment of state-inspected meat, 04/16/07. (PDF)
  • Attributing Illness to Food: A Consumer Perspective, 04/05/07. (PDF)
  • Testimony of Carol Tucker Foreman on High Risk Status of Food Safety Programs before the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/08/07. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition Objects to Lack of Consumer Representation in Congressional Hearing, 11/15/06. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FSIS Risk-Based Inspection Proposal, 11/07/06. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition Urges Stronger Regulations, Traceability Following E. coli Outbreak, 09/25/06. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition Urges Congressional Appropriators to Reinstate Critical Food Safety Funding to USDA, 08/04/06. (PDF)
  • Consumer Federation of America Comments on FSIS Notice regarding Salmonella Verification Sample Result Reporting, 05/30/06. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FSIS Proposed Rule regarding the Availability of Lists of Retail Consignees during Meat or Poultry Product Recalls, 05/25/06. (PDF)
  • CFA Letter to House on Carbon Monoxide and Meat, 03/06/06. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Oppose National Uniformity of Food Act, 01/30/06. (PDF)
  • CFA and S.T.O.P. Joint Letter Supporting Petition to Prohibit Use of Carbon Monoxide in Packaging of Fresh Meat, 01/17/06. (PDF)
  • Safe Food Coalition Calls for Public Hearings in BSE, 07/12/05. (PDF)
  • CFA/Public Citizen letter to House in Support of Joint Resolution on Canadian Border Rule, 03/14/05. (PDF)
  • PBS Frontline Interview with CFA's Carol Tucker Foreman, Spring 2002, 09/06/02. (Read More)

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