Energy and Commerce Committee

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration does not have enough resources to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Michael Taylor, deputy commissioner for foods and veterinary medicine, said Wednesday in an appearance before the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee. In answering a rapid succession of yes
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Democrats on the Energy and Commerce Committee are flagging problems with third-party inspections, which many growers and retailers rely on for food safety oversight, and urging federal officials to reform the audit system.

Lawmakers sent a letter to Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg Tuesday citing the “significant problems”

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