U.S. House Of Representatives Votes To Cut Funds To Implement Food Safety Law

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to cut millions of dollars Thursday from the Food and Drug Administration’s budget, denying the agency money to implement food safety laws approved by the last Congress.

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Editor’s Insight: The U.S. House of Representatives needs to come up with an alternative bill to restore funds needed to improve food safety. If not, the states and local governments will enact patchwork legislation that will be impossible for food manufacturers and retailers to comply with. 06-17-11 by Elliot Maras

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