WASHINGTON The House Energy and Commerce Committee approved a measure Wednesday seeking to overhaul the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that previously had prompted concerns from two major foodservice industry groups. The Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009, or H.R. 2749, was designed to strengthen the nationÕs food safety system and respond to outbreaks of foodborne illnesses involving such items as peanut products, peppers and spinach.Sponsored by committee chair emeritus Rep. ...
Register to view this article
It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.
Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.
Attention Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!