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USA Today: Obama Signs Legislation To Improve Food Safety
January 5, 2011, 1:21 pm
Filed under: News

By Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY
President Obama signed into law Tuesday legislation that represents the first major overhaul of the nation’s food-safety infrastructure since 1938, but the presumed incoming Republican chairman of the agriculture subcommittee says he may not fund it.
The Food Safety Modernization Act moves the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) away from its early-20th-century role of responding to adulterated food to a more modern one of requiring companies to stop contamination before it happens by looking for the places where things can go wrong and fixing them.

 Read further at http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2011-01-04-food-safety_N.htm

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