Sound Bites: Salmonella & Flaws In Poultry Safety System | Food, Ag and Environment Stories to Watch in 2014 | This Year’s Biggest Meat Stories

Top Meat Stories of 2013January 7, 2014 – Segment 4

Are you careful with uncooked poultry? In the newest edition of Sound Bites, we look at a recent study by the Pew Charitable Trusts that highlights weaknesses in the poultry safety system that have led to outbreaks of salmonella. With Sandra Eskin, author of the study and Director, Safe Food Project.

Then, we examine the big issues in the year ahead in Food, Agriculture and the Environment, with our panel of commentators: Jenny Hopkinson, who covers Agriculture and Food Policy issues for POLITICO Pro; Scott Dodd, Editor of; Tim Wheeler, Reporter for B’More Green, The Baltimore Sun‘s environmental blog; and Tom Horton, Professor of Practice in Environmental Studies at Salisbury University who covered the Environment for The Baltimore Sun for 35 years.

We close out the show with Tom Philpott, Mother Jones Food and Agriculture blogger, who will talk about The Five Biggest Meat Stories of 2013.