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5 Aug 2011, 10:47 am
“The current USDA ground turkey standard, which allows 49.9 percent of samples in a test run to be positive for Salmonella is unacceptable and clearly ineffective as a tool for food safety,” said Jean Halloran, Director of Food Policy Initiatives at Consumers Union. [read post]
23 Oct 2014, 10:03 pm by News Desk
“This poll underscores how important it is to preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics,” said Jean Halloran, director of Food Policy Initiatives at Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports. [read post]
21 Aug 2014, 10:01 pm by James Andrews
While most cans of chunk light contain about one-third to half the amount mercury in albacore, about 20 percent of cans FDA tested contain just as much, said Jean Halloran, director of food policy initiatives at Consumers Union. [read post]
10 Jan 2010, 9:08 am by Bill Marler
“Our current food safety system is broken and has been in need of reform for more than a decade,” said Jean Halloran, Director of Food Policy Initiatives at Consumers Union. [read post]
20 Feb 2010, 12:12 pm by admin
Jean Halloran, director of food policy with Consumers Union, said that listeria, E. coli O157:H7 and salmonella were tested for as well, but tests were negative for these bacteria. [read post]
8 Aug 2011, 2:59 am
"The current USDA ground turkey standard, which allows 49.9 percent of samples in a test run to be positive for Salmonella, is unacceptable and clearly ineffective as a tool for food safety," said Jean Halloran, director of Food Policy Initiatives at Consumers Union. [read post]
9 Oct 2014, 3:32 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
“Federal law already requires labeling that lets consumers know whether foods have been previously frozen, made from concentrate, pasteurized, or irradiated, and we believe the label should also say if food is genetically engineered,” says Jean Halloran, director of Food Policy Initiatives at Consumers Union, the policy arm of Consumer Reports. [read post]
14 Nov 2018, 4:36 pm by Bill Marler
“The USDA should immediately make public which turkey producers, suppliers, and brands are involved in this outbreak — especially with Thanksgiving right around the corner,” said Jean Halloran, Director of Food Policy Initiatives for Consumer Reports. [read post]
22 Jan 2009, 6:57 am
" Jean Halloran, the head of Food Policy Initiatives at Consumers Union said "FDA must inspect food production facilities more frequently than once every ten years on average, especially when a problem is identified in an industry. [read post]
23 Apr 2014, 10:03 pm by News Desk
If Vermont is sued, we intend to use all the resources at our disposal to support Vermont in its groundbreaking effort,” said Jean Halloran, the group’s director of food policy initiatives. [read post]
10 Jan 2018, 8:24 pm by Coral Beach
 Food safety advocates there “continue to think it prudent to avoid romaine lettuce for now,” according to Jean Halloran, director of Food Policy Initiatives at Consumers Union. [read post]
24 May 2010, 2:59 am
"It's a huge step forward," agreed Consumer Union's Jean Halloran, director of food policy initiatives for the consumer advocacy group in Yonkers, NY. [read post]
13 Dec 2009, 6:12 pm by Bill Marler
Jean Halloran, director of food policy initiatives for Consumers Union, said the USDA makes no secret when and where it will conduct its tests. [read post]
19 Nov 2009, 2:00 am
"This is another milestone on the path to fixing our badly-broken system for food safety," said Jean Halloran, director of food policy initiatives at Consumers Union, the non-profit publisher of Consumer Reports. [read post]
13 Dec 2010, 11:06 am by David Gilmore
” “The FDA should strengthen its current guidance and advise pregnant women to avoid tuna altogether, especially given the uncertainties about the impact of occasional fetal exposure to high mercury levels,” said Jean Halloran, Director of Food Policy Initiatives at Consumers Union. [read post]
22 Dec 2010, 1:59 am
"Jean Halloran, director of food policy initiatives at Consumers Union, lauded the bill's passage. [read post]
3 Mar 2013, 10:01 pm by Helena Bottemiller
Jean Halloran, the director of food policy initiatives at Consumers Union, took particular issue with FDA’s proposed list of 35 fruits and vegetables that are rarely consumed raw, and are therefore exempt from the produce rule. [read post]
3 Jan 2018, 9:00 pm by News Desk
Jean Halloran, Director of Food Policy Initiatives at Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization division of Consumer Reports, said, “The FDA should follow the lead of the Canadian government and immediately warn the public about this risk. [read post]
21 Dec 2010, 1:59 am
""There shouldn't be any obstacles but this is one bill where it is not over until it is over," said Jean Halloran, food safety director at Consumers Union, which publishes Consumer Reports, in an email response to Food Safety News. [read post]
21 Jul 2011, 2:59 am
He is with Hogan, Lovelis US, LLP, a firm that does a lot of work for the food industry.A couple weeks laer, on April 21, Taylor met over "food safety legislation" with the "Safe Food Coalition," including such food safety advocates as Courtney Brein,Tony Corbo, Sandra Eskin, Ami Gadhia, Dara Lieberman, Erick Olsen, David Plunkett, Christopher Waldrop, Carol-Tucker Foreman, Nancy Donley, Patricia Buck, Jean Halloran, Caroline Smith DeWaal and Sonia… [read post]