Obama Win Promises Heightened Push For Product Safety

Law360, New York (November 6, 2012, 12:00 AM EST) -- With his re-election Tuesday, President Barack Obama will focus on fully implementing the dramatic overhauls to food, tobacco and consumer product safety he oversaw in his first term, experts say, while looking for opportunities to further reform oversight of drugs and chemicals.

In his first two years in office, Obama and a Democratic majority in Congress were able to win the passage of several sweeping product safety laws. Among them was the Food Safety Modernization Act, which directed the food industry to take steps to prevent...
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