This Memorial Day, we give thanks to all of the men and women who have served our country’s military at home and abroad.
Last week, the White House released its “Current Regulatory Plan and the Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions” for spring 2015.
It’s all about the “buy in.”
Most countries, including the United States, are parties to a collection of international drug control treaties—the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, the 1971 Convention on Psychotropic Substances, and the 1988 Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances—which require signatories to outlaw the manufacture, distribution, and possession of certain controlled substances (like heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and cannabis).
It was U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis who said that “a state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country.”
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer, and many Americans will celebrate with cookouts, camping, road trips and other activities that involve food.
A USDA report published earlier this month estimated that foodborne pathogens impose a $15.5 billion burden on the U.S. public annually.
I appreciate Michael Taylor’s comments in the above article posted on Food Safety News and also believe that FSMA is a step in the right direction.
Last week the Nevada Senate Committee on Finance unanimously voted to approve SB276 to reallocate dispensary licenses initially meant for rural counties, but never claimed.