Food-borne illnesses, Pandemic transitioning

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Dr. Anthony Fauci at a Senate hearing
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee looking into the budget estimates for National Institute of Health (NIH) and the state of medical research, Wednesday, May 26, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sarah Silbiger/ Pool via AP

A food and agriculture reporter investigates where the FDA falls short at preventing food-borne illnesses. Then, we explore how the pandemic is transitioning into a new phase.

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    A recent investigation found a dereliction of duty at the Food and Drug Administration when it comes to preventing foodborne illness, which causes about 3,000 deaths each year. The reporter behind the investigation explains her findings about the agency.

  • Fauci says U.S. is no longer in pandemic phase

    U.S. Chief Medical Advisor Anthony Fauci said the country is no longer in the pandemic phase of the coronavirus. A public health expert explains what this means.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Helena Bottemiller Evich Guest
  • Dr. Patrick Remington Guest

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