TITLE

New law will empower FDA to improve safety of U.S. food

AUTHOR(S)
Tucker, Charlotte
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Nation's Health;Feb2011, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, a food safety law granting broad powers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This act was signed by U.S. President Barack Obama on January 4, 2011. It is designed to reduce cases of foodborne diseases. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius commented on the advantage of the act to food safety. INSET: Child nutrition reauthorization encourages healthy eating.
ACCESSION #
59799812

 

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