BILL TO GIVE FDA GREATER CONTROL OF IMPORTS INTRODUCED

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Two members of the House of Representatives have introduced legislation that would give the Food and Drug Administration authority to ban the importation of food that has not been prepared, packed and held under conditions meeting U.S. safety requirements.Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., along with Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., introduced the legislation in the closing days of the

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Two members of the House of Representatives have introduced legislation that would give the Food and Drug Administration authority to ban the importation of food that has not been prepared, packed and held under conditions meeting U.S. safety requirements.

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., along with Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., introduced the legislation in the closing days of the first session of the 105th Congress. It won't be considered until 1998 when Congress rec

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