Food Safety Administration Act

Food safety may have a respect problem.

The President’s appointment of Jose Emilio Esteban, of California, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Food Safety has gone for eight months without Senate confirmation. And a capital media investigation into the deficiencies of FDA’s major food safety unit goes largely ignored by all but a handful in Congress.

A bill to turn around some of these sad states of affairs through a major reorganization of federal food safety is now before Congress. It is a reorganization only within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). It does not include

Continue Reading DeLauro and Durbin introduce The Food Safety Administration Act for a move toward a single federal food safety agency