Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Bigger Government to Make Food Safer Isn't the Answer, Critics Say

The Food and Drug Administration has been the subject of withering criticism in recent years for its failure to protect the nation's food supply in the wake of bacteria outbreaks in such products as peanut butter, peppers, spinach and, just recently, pistachio nuts.

Now the FDA is getting a new boss, and President Obama's appointment of Margaret Hamburg, 53, to head the agency suggests that the White House is concerned that food poisoning could someday be more than just natural contamination.

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