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FDA proposes new food safety rules

Food processors, farms would be held more accountable for reducing foodborne illnesses

If you’re one of the unlucky individuals who has ever gotten sick from contaminated food, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is on your side.

On Friday, the FDA proposed new food safety rules that would hold food processors and farms more accountable for reducing foodborne illnesses, which sicken and kill thousands of Americans every year. The new rules are part of the Food Safety Modernization Act that became law in January 2011.

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