• Congress giving FDA $41 million more for its troubled food safety activities

    1 month ago - By Food Safety

    Food safety was called out this year as the step-child at Food and Drug Administration. And the FDA Commissioner who called for an outside review by Reagan-Udall Foundation did not seem to doubt there are leadership and organizational problems. The Foundation's report also seemed to lay everything on the table.
    Congress is responding too, with more money for food safety and more overall for FDA. In the just-released omnibus bill covering FY 23 appropriations funding, FDA gets an additional $226 million in budget authority funding, which is more than a 6.5 percent increase.
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