Make Our Food Safe
05/02/2012

"Food-safety rules in limbo at Office of Management and Budget"

The Washington Post | Dina ElBoghdady

"More than a year after President Obama signed a landmark food-safety bill, the key provisions are hung up at a unit of the White House that is in charge of reviewing proposed policy changes.

The delay at the Office of Management and Budget baffles consumer advocates and industry groups, which joined forces to lobby for passage of the legislation and press for its funding. The united front by this unusual alliance — and the president’s enthusiastic endorsement of the legislation in the past — makes the hold-up especially puzzling.

In recent letters to the administration, nearly half a dozen groups expressed frustration with the OMB..."

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