Obama's 2010 Budget Seeks $1B For Food Safety

Law360, New York (February 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration would receive more than $1 billion under President Obama’s budget for fiscal year 2010 to step up inspections and domestic reviews of food facilities to better protect the U.S. food supply.

Obama released a budget plan Thursday that aims to give food and drug regulators resources to bolster their efforts to ensure food and medical products are safe and drugs from abroad meet U.S. standards.

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday also passed through a spending bill for the...
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