Public Trust in Food Safety Wavers: Congress now considering new national food agency

August 1999
FoodService Director;08/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p26
Trade Publication
Reports that United States Congressional leaders are proposing a reorganization of food safety enforcement responsibilities and the creation of a national food agency. Comments from Senator Richard Durbin (D-Ill.); Results of a Princeton Research survey; Concern expressed by Congressional leaders.


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