Typically overshadowed by topics like foreign policy, national security, taxes and healthcare, food and farm issues never seem to get equal time during a presidential election, even though they play an integral part in many of those other matters. This election cycle is proving to be no different. A food industry issue did grab some headlines, although only for a few days, in mid-September. The Trump campaign circulated a fact sheet suggesting the candidate would roll back food safety regulations, including the "food police" at the FDA. It claimed some of the inspection and enforcement powers of FDA are burdensome and "overkill." But when questioned about it, the…Full Story
'Generally recognized as safe' process is largely unchanged from 19-year-old original rule.