Wednesday, February 25, 2009

DeLauro calls for FDA Reform

At least 15 government agencies have a hand in making sure food is safe under at least 30 different laws, some of which date back to the early 1900s. As a result, Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn. says, "We have an immediate crisis which requires a real restructuring." She has proposed a bill that "would divide the FDA in two, separating the agency's drug oversight and food safety duties." Read more.

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