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2018 Federal Budget

Death by a thousand cuts

Budget blade emerges as Trump's weapon of mass destruction of choice against food safety

Opinion

Editor’s note: This opinion piece by Phyllis Entis was originally published on eFoodAlert.com and is reposted here with permission. Donald Trump has declared war. Not on North Korea; not on ISIS or Iran. Certainly not on Russia. Donald Trump has declared war on the Food Safety Modernization Act. Trump has not asked Congress to repeal the… Continue Reading

Trump’s budget — Does FDA get a 9% increase or 31% cut?

Opinion

Editor’s note: This was originally published May 26, 2017, on the website of the Alliance for a Stronger FDA. The alliance is committed to an ongoing, multi-year effort with two specific goals — to assure that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sufficient resources to protect patients and consumers, and to maintain public confidence and trust in… Continue Reading

Domestic – to – defense spending shift may spare food safety

It does not appear that any of the $54 billion President Trump wants to shift to defense from domestic programs  will be coming from food safety. The “America First” document released by the White House in fact claims the President’s 2018 Budget “Safeguards the Nation’s supply of meat, poultry, and egg products by fully funding… Continue Reading