House Votes to Cut Food Safety Funding

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Thursday to withhold funding for the Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act and reduce funding for the FDA.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Thursday to withhold funding for the Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act and reduce funding for the FDA.

The law, signed into effect last year, has been supported by industry groups, including Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers Association.

In addition, the House trimmed $35 million in funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture food inspection service and $832 million for an emergency nutrition

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