The food industry’s child labor problem

A New York Times investigation on child labor puts the food industry on notice. FDA launches search for top foods leader – and Commissioner Robert Califf confirms long road ahead. Plus, why Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack sees an easier road for revamping school meals this time around.

Blue gloved-hands sit on top of chicken that is packaged in plastic. Conveyor Belt Food.Modern poultry processing plant. Meat processing plant. Chicken fillet production line.

Hello and welcome to Food Fix. Today’s edition is coming to you later than usual to coincide with FDA lifting an embargo on new details related to the agency’s foods reorganization. See below for more on that, plus some additional insight from FDA Commissioner Robert Califf.

Food Fix in the news: I’ll be joining Scripps News’ morning show tomorrow around 9 a.m. ET to discuss the SNAP benefits cliff. Tune in.

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