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Food Safety

FDA to revise sweeping food safety overhaul
(Posted January 7, 2014)

The Obama administration announced Dec. 19 it would revise its plan to overhaul the nation's food safety system, saying that thinking has "evolved" on how the landmark regulations would affect farmers. The Food and Drug Administration's decision to re-propose draft regulations, required by the Food Safety Modernization Act, could spell more delays for the 2011 law's implementation. Read more...