Trade Groups Call For Stronger FDA

A group of 10 industry trade associations on Friday sent letters to the House and Senate calling on the U.S. Government to “modernize our food safety net,” particularly with regard to imports.

WASHNGTON — A group of 10 industry trade associations on Friday sent letters to the House and Senate calling on the U.S. Government to “modernize our food safety net,” particularly with regard to imports. The letters asked Congress to:

• Require overseas manufacturers to document risks and controls in their operations.

• Build the capacity of foreign governments to monitor food safety.

• Give the Food and Drug Administration the authority to establish safety sta

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