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"Coburn outlines concerns with food-safety bill"

The Hill | Julian Pecquet

"Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) on Wednesday outlined his concerns with food-safety legislation that's pending in the Senate.

In a detailed entry on his Web site, Coburn in particular raised concerns with duplication and overlap of responsibilities between the Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Coburn also objected to the bill's $1.4 billion price tag over five years, not including $230 million directly offset by new fees ... "

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