House Gives FDA More Funding For Food Safety

Law360, New York (August 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Hoping to reverse a trend of cost cutting and shrinking numbers of inspectors, Congress has passed a bill that would increase funding for the Food and Drug Administration by $121.5 million while requiring the agency to follow a plan for improving food safety—a growing concern after the recent health scares over contaminated imports.

The 2008 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration Bill, which is passed every year, funds the FDA, along with the Commodities Futures Trading Commission and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The bill...
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