Make Our Food Safe

Editorial: "Deadly Wait for Food Safeguards"

The Virginian-Pilot |

"Almost two years after President Barack Obama signed the first major changes to food-safety laws since the 1930s, they're still sitting on the back burner.

The Food and Drug Administration completed regulations to increase the frequency of its inspections and require food suppliers to improve their own oversight, among other things.

But the rules are languishing in the review process. The Office of Management and Budget hasn't signed off on the changes, further delaying reforms that have been debated for years..."

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