Make Our Food Safe
01/13/2011

"More FDA funding needed to ensure food safety"

The Hill - Congress Blog | Rebecca W. Rimel and Pamela G. Bailey

"We've all heard the saying that 'too many chefs spoil the soup.'
 
However, it took many chefs to craft the right recipe for landmark food safety legislation that was signed by the president just last week.
 
The legislation marks the most sweeping reform of food safety oversight in more than 70 years. Although it will greatly improve our ability to detect and respond to outbreaks of foodborne illness, the new law is historic because Congress has made the prevention of food contamination the central focus of the nation’s food safety strategies. The days when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will do little more than respond to outbreaks are over ... "

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