Possibly more important in the long run than California’s vote on whether genetically modified foods should be labeled–which might not pass muster with federal courts anyway–will be the recommendations of USDA’s Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture.

Created in 2003, the so-called AC21 Committee, whose current members are
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The Obama Administration “is not ‘confirming’  food safety consolidation,” the subscription news service The Hagstrom Report now says. The newsletter reports:

“Although Jeff Zients, who is now White House Office of Management and Budget director, said recently that consolidation of food safety agencies would be one of those “addressed in

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