INDUSTRY WELCOMES KESSLER'S EXIT

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- David A. Kessler's announcement last week that he plans to quit his job as Food and Drug Administration commissioner was greeted with relief by food industry officials who dealt with him.Kessler, who surprised Clinton administration officials with the Nov. 26 announcement, said he will step down when a successor is named."We look upon this as an opportunity to see someone take

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- David A. Kessler's announcement last week that he plans to quit his job as Food and Drug Administration commissioner was greeted with relief by food industry officials who dealt with him.

Kessler, who surprised Clinton administration officials with the Nov. 26 announcement, said he will step down when a successor is named.

"We look upon this as an opportunity to see someone take over the FDA who is more interested in working with the food industry cooperati

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