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FDA taps pepper as salmonella culprit

WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) -- U.S. health officials said Monday a jalapeno tainted with Salmonella saintpaul found at a packing plant in Texas came from a farm in Mexico.

Six more tainted tomato cases reported

NEW YORK, June 18 (UPI) -- New York City health officials Wednesday said six more cases of salmonella poisoning caused by tainted tomatoes have been reported in the city.

Salmonella victims ate at same eateries

CHICAGO, June 14 (UPI) -- Nine people who got salmonella food poisoning linked to fresh tomatoes ate at two eateries belonging to the same restaurant chain, U.S. officials say.

U.S. taking proactive food safety stance

CHICAGO, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- An official with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says the United States must take a proactive stance to food safety.

U.S. imposes import alert on Chinese fish

WASHINGTON, June 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has imposed an "import alert" on five types of fish raised on Chinese fish farms.

FDA to inspect Chinese-imported seafood

WASHINGTON, June 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced an expansion Thursday of its import control of certain Chinese farm-raised seafood.

FDA considers food import overhaul

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- U.S. officials are considering an overhaul in the process used to inspect and regulate imported food.

Melamine in livestock, fish feed

WASHINGTON, May 31 (UPI) -- U.S. health regulators said an Ohio company has been adding the chemical melamine to feed for livestock and fish meant for human consumption.

Contaminated food fed to fish

WASHINGTON, May 11 (UPI) -- U.S. government officials said Thursday they've identified 198 fish hatcheries that "may or may not" have received melamine-contaminated feed.

U.S. takes steps to boost food safety

WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- The United States is developing new procedures to ensure food safety following the recent wave of pet poisonings blamed on food products made in China.

FDA creates new food protection post

WASHINGTON, May 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has created the position of assistant commissioner for food protection, which will be assumed by Dr. David Acheson.

FDA to test human food as well as pet food

NEW YORK, April 25 (UPI) -- Imported ingredients for human food will be inspected for contamination as part of the U.S. Food and Drug administration's probe into tainted pet food.

No E. Coli in Taco Bell green onions

NEW YORK, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Taco Bell removed green onions from its U.S. restaurants after tests showed a "presumptive positive" but federal officials are questioning the results.

Food safety considered in light of E.coli

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. officials have known for years that new food handling regulations were needed and recent E.coli outbreaks may result in changes, The New York Times said.

Lettuce E. coli not related to spinach

SALINAS, Calif., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Food safety experts said the E. coli bacteria found in irrigation water in Salinas, Calif., appears to be unconnected to the recent spinach outbreak.
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David Campion Acheson (born 4 November 1921) is an American lawyer and the son of former US Secretary of State Dean Acheson.

David Acheson was born in Washington, D.C. He graduated from Yale University, where he was President of the Yale Political Union with a B.A. in 1942. After serving in the U.S. Navy in World War II, Acheson received a L.L.B. from Harvard Law School in 1948. After graduating from Harvard he joined the Atomic Energy Commission as an attorney. Starting in 1950 he spent eleven years with Covington & Burling, one of the biggest law firms in Washington. From 1961 to 1965 he served as United States Attorney for the District of Columbia and served as a special assistant to Henry H. Fowler while he was Secretary of the Treasury. In 1967 Acheson left law and joined the Communications Satellite Corp., where he served various positions including Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Since 1974 he has been with a number of law firms, including Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue; Drinker Biddle & Reath, and Foley, Hoag and Eliot.

Acheson is the author of several books, including Effective Washington Representation, Among Friends: The Personal Letters of Dean Acheson and a memoir, Acheson Country. In 1986, he was appointed to the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident. From 1993 to 1999 he served as President of the U.S. Atlantic Council.

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