Food Recall Season Off to a Big Start

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By Anya Vanecek, U.S. PIRG It’s that time of year again! Food recall season. What did you think I meant? It’s a bizarre phenomenon, yet once again the shift from spring to summer has carried with it a string of contamination-related food recalls. Twenty in the last month, and...
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Join the Fight to Improve Our Right to Know

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By Jaimon Olmsted, Public Citizen This July 4th will mark the 50th birthday of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). To honor the occasion, Public Citizen is joining our partners at OpenTheGovernment.org in the #50DaysofFOIA campaign, which highlights the importance of the public’s...
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The Road to Improved Compliance

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By Daniel Farber, Center for Progressive Reform As I wrote earlier this week, environmental enforcement is not nearly as effective as it should be. EPA and others have been working on finding creative ways of obtaining compliance, often with the help of new technology. One aspect of enforcement...
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