Food-Safety Group Stresses Cooperation, Prevention

The Obama Administration yesterday pledged more cooperation among government agencies responsible for food safety in the United States, improved surveillance and enforcement, and a focus on prevention of outbreaks of food-borne illnesses.

WASHINGTON — The Obama Administration yesterday pledged more cooperation among government agencies responsible for food safety in the United States, improved surveillance and enforcement, and a focus on prevention of outbreaks of food-borne illnesses.

In a press conference highlighting the results of a study conducted by the Food Safety Working Group, Vice President Biden pledged that the various federal, state and local government bodies responsible for food safety would commu

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