Multiple foodborne disease outbreaks in the past few years demonstrate that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is hampered by outdated laws, insufficient authorities, and inadequate resources. The House passed H.R. 2749 in July 2009 with strong bipartisan support. Now it's time for the Senate to consider and strengthen S. 510, a bill to improve the safety of the food supply.
Fact Sheet: Sufficient Funding for the FDA's Food Safety Program - FDA's Food Safety Program Needs Sufficient Funds to Protect Both Public Health and the Economic Health of the Food Industry