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Bring Food Safety Act Up For Vote!

December 9, 2009
Legislation that will improve the nation’s food safety is poised for a vote in the Senate, but it is up to Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV) to bring it to the floor for a vote. More than three years ago, my daughter Rylee ate a spinach salad contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 . She spent one month in...

Weekly Round Up

December 4, 2009
I hope you all had a good week. We’ve been hustling and bustling over here at S.T.O.P. but we still wanted to give you a heads up on the interesting stories regarding food safety this week. Here are some articles and blog posts that caught our attention. Remember to sign up for our free S.T.O.P. E-...

Linda: A Victim of Foodborne Illness

December 3, 2009
We have been very busy these past few weeks at S.T.O.P. - traveling, fund raising, educating and advocating- all in order to help protect our nation’s food supply. In spite of all this activity, I never forget why I do this: to prevent people getting sick from devastating foodborne illnesses that...

Celebrating Our 16th Anniversary of Protecting America’s Food Supply

November 24, 2009
Safe Tables Our Priority is celebrating our 16th anniversary this holiday season. We have accomplished so much in the past year, and we’re even more excited about what we plan to accomplish in the future. Here is a sampling of what we’ve been doing this year and projects that we’ve started: Created...

The Death of BPA?

November 23, 2009
At MomsRising, we've been working for years to keep kids safe from toxic Bisphenol-A (BPA) in food containers and bottles. We've generated tens of thousands of letters to Congress and state legislatures, and sent pages of petition signatures to manufacturers. We've made progress -- but we still...
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Weekly Round Up

November 22, 2009
We’ve been very busy over at S.T.O.P. due to the Food Safety Modernization Act that just passed through the Senate HELP Committee this week. A lot of the stories and information for this week’s round-up pertain to the bill and people supporting it. You can receive these updates on food safety, plus...

S.T.O.P.--An Organization Supporting Victims Suffering From Long-term Consequences of Foodborne Illness

November 18, 2009
Recent reports have highlighted what S.T.O.P. has known for a long time: that the long-term consequences of foodborne illness are under-reported, under-diagnosed and not given nearly enough public health attention. The negative impact of this lack of attention comes in two forms. First, proper...

We Need Food Safety: Ashley's Story

November 12, 2009
My five-year-old daughter Ashley loves to swim, go to ballet class and tag along after her big sister Isabella. To the world, Ashley is a picture of health and vitality. While she appears to be thriving, my husband and I struggle to deal with her multiple daily medications, a severely restricted...

Make Our Food Safe

October 7, 2009
Our food supply could be safer than it is. Many of the hazards can be prevented. As an attorney, an activist and – most importantly – the mother of three, I know the most important thing the Senate can do right now is update the laws that protect the public from dangers on our dinner plates...

Are we all crash test dummies for the food industry?

October 6, 2009
People often ask me how I manage to eat, given what I do for a living. It’s true—by all rights, I should be starving. As the lead author of the new report just released from Center for Science in the Public Interest , The Ten Riskiest Foods Regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration , today...