The investigation continues into the source of E.coli contaminated spinach. We’ll hear several perspectives on this latest outbreak and new efforts to reduce the incidence of food borne illness.

Guests

  • Senator Richard Durbin U.S. Senator, Dem, Illinois, Minority Whip
  • Robert Brackett director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Sciences, Food and Drug Administration
  • David Gombas vice president for science and technical affairs, United Fresh Produce Association
  • William Schultz former Food and Drug Administration deputy commissioner, 1994 to 1998
  • Caroline Smith DeWaal director of food safety for the Center for Science in the Public Interest

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, Dec 19 2014World leaders react to a historic shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba. Pakistan buries victims of a school massacre by the Taliban. And U.S. officials say North Korea is behind the hacking of Sony Pictures. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

The Future Of U.S.-Cuban Relations

Thursday, Dec 18 2014Cuba releases American contractor Alan Gross after five years' imprisonment on espionage charges. The U.S. releases several Cubans in exchange. Details on the prisoner swap and the future of U.S.-Cuban relations.