• Letter from The Editor: Is your credibility on the rise or falling off the charts?

    5 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are not known for changing up their relationships with the news media. That's not necessarily a bad thing as the information these two agencies provide usually is critical and reaches the public in a timely manner.
    But both FDA and CDC have interesting quirks in how they use us in the “free press.” Whenever I am asked, I try to help them out. I don't preach about “transparency.” It is one of about a half dozen tired weasel words used these days by people who have nothing to say.
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