• FDA's warning letters appear to drop off as budget/wall battle continues in D.C

    6 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    Pundits and politicians say there's no quick end in sight to the partial shutdown of the federal government as signs of the practical impact of the impasse continue to pile up.
    Crucial functions that involve immediate threats to public safety are continuing even though many of the employees who perform those jobs are not being paid because of the shutdown. For example, the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service staff responsible for inspections art meat and poultry plants are on the job so those private businesses don't have to shut down.
    Some staff at the Food and Drug Administration...
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