Sunday, October 7, 2007

FDA criticized on food safety issues

According to the Orlando Sentinal a former employees bashed the FDA this week, saying the agency hasn't done nearly enough to improve the safety of imported fruits and vegetables. "FDA has failed to implement literally hundreds of proposed solutions to specific import problems," Benjamin England told a House subcommittee. According to an article from Reuters, the FDA was given numerous suggestions four years ago for beefing up safety. Consumer groups hope Congress will step in and give the agency more power to oversee imported foods. Keep reading to learn more from the Reuters article.
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