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Personal Stories: Food Safety

[FL] Colette Dzaidul on Foodborne Illness: A Foodborne Illness Nearly Killed My Daughter

[Viera, FL] It was a beautiful Easter Sunday and following church, my husband, myself and our then three-year-old old daughter Dana, were looking forward to enjoying brunch at a local resort hotel. It was a beautiful day and our seats in the restaurant were overlooking the ocean, while behind us... Read more...

[GA] Margo Moskowitz on the Importance of Food Safety

[ATLANTA, GA] Hello, my name is Margo Moskowitz. Today I want to tell you how foodborne illness affects me and why protections to our food system are not only important, but necessary. Read more...

[MN] Melissa Castino Reid on the Importance of Food Safety Standards and Holding Corporations Accountable

[MOUND, MN] Written as an open letter to U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) that first appeared in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Sept. 30, 2011. Read more...

[WI] Jillian Castro on the Importance of Food Safety Standards

[MADISON, WI] In 2006 I had the life of a busy 24-year-old graduate student. I was taking classes, working two jobs and trying my best to stay healthy. I was running three to four times a week, training for my third marathon; so it was important for my meals... Read more...