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U.S. food supply may be at risk due to government shutdown

Medical Xpress - Fri 11 Jan 19

(HealthDay)—Food inspections have declined due to the partial shutdown of the U.S. government, potentially putting the nation's food supply at risk.

Here's how the government shutdown could affect your health

Medical Xpress - Fri 11 Jan 19

(HealthDay)—Tainted food, trash-filled parklands and even hungry kids: Public health could be increasingly at risk as the U.S. government shutdown drags into its 21st day, experts say.

FDA resuming some food inspections halted by shutdown

FOXNews - Tue 15 Jan 19

The Food and Drug Administration said it will resume inspections of some of the riskiest foods such as cheeses, produce and infant formula as early as Tuesday.

What the Slowdown in FDA Food Inspections Means for You (Spoiler: Don't Panic Yet)

Livescience - Thu 10 Jan 19

The ongoing government shutdown has put a halt to some food safety inspections, but that doesn't necessarily mean that your salad or sushi is any more risky to eat than before.

FDA suspends domestic food inspections during government shutdown

FOXNews - Wed 9 Jan 19

As the partial government shutdown nears a third week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it’s been forced to suspend routine inspections of domestic food-processing ...

Halted FDA inspections amid gov’t shutdown “puts our food supply at risk”

Ars Technica - Wed 9 Jan 19

Just when we thought it was safe to eat salad again…

Shutdown Impact: Food Inspections Get Spottier

MedPageToday - Fri 11 Jan 19

(MedPage Today) -- Drug/device reviews carry on with leftover funds, but not for much longer

Shutdown Limits FDA Efforts to Protect Food Safety

WebMD - Thu 10 Jan 19

The partial government shutdown has the FDA focused only on "high risk" facilities, leaving many food manufacturing without inspections.

Routine Food Inspections Halted by Government Shutdown

Laboratory Equipment - Thu 10 Jan 19

NewsRoutine food inspections aren’t getting done because of the partial government shutdown, but checks of the riskiest foods are expected to resume.Contributed Author: Candice Choi, ...

FDA inspections have stopped, thanks to the government shutdown

Fastcompany Tech - Wed 9 Jan 19

The Center for Science in the Public Interest described the reductions as “unacceptable.” As you probably recall, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is part of the U.S. federal ...