Food safety reform bill details released.
Rep (programming) REP - A directive used in IBM object code card decks (and later PTF Tapes) to REPlace fragments of already assembled or compiled object code prior to link edit. . Rosa DeLauro Rosa L. DeLauro (born March 2 1943), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1991, representing the 3rd District of Connecticut (map). (D-Conn.) last week detailed legislation she plans to introduce next year to streamline the food safety system, including stripping the Food and Drug Administration (FDA FDA
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While the proposal does not consolidate all food safety powers into one agency, DeLauro said she is not ruling out going for a single food safety agency in the future. "I want to be clear: We are not walking away from a single food agency or the reform that it promises," she said. "I believe that in order to begin fixing our broken food safety system, we must act now and this is the best way forward."
Durbin is drafting an amendment to the farm bill that would sunset “Sundown” redirects here. For other uses, see Sundown (disambiguation).
Sunset, also called sundown in some American English dialects, is the time at which the Sun disappears below the horizon in the west. in two years the ability of all agencies conducting food safety activities to do their duties--with the goal being a transition into a single food safety agency. Durbin's plan would eliminate 12 agencies that now share food safety responsibility within two years in an attempt to develop a single consolidated food safety agency. Such an approach "will give us one year to plan a better system, and one year to put the system in place," he recently stated.