Tue, Aug 24, 2010 -- 9:00 AM

Egg Recall

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More than 500-million eggs have been recalled after outbreaks of salmonella nationwide. The head of the FDA says her agency needs more authority to prevent food borne illnesses. We discuss the weaknesses in food safety regulation and what should be done.

Host: Michael Krasny


  • Bill Marler, food safety attorney
  • Dan Sumner, professor of agricultural and resource economics at UC Davis
  • Lyndsey Layton, staff writer for the Washington Post
  • William Hubbard, former associate commissioner for the FDA

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