GAO Attacks FDA Over Fresh Produce Safety Efforts

September 29, 2008

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has gone on the attack against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), stating they have not done enough to improve the safety of fresh produce........... .Washington (ChattahBox) – The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has gone on the attack against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), stating they have not done enough to improve the safety of fresh produce.

The GAO has stated that the FDA has done virtually nothing to improve the safety of fresh produce.

Instead, they have been spending resources to get ready for outbreaks of food poisoning, and a biological attack.

These other efforsts have forced the FDA to delay, for years, produce safety activities.


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