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(US)Congress pushes for single food safety agency

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    WASHINGTON -- Mad cow disease and the potential for terrorist attacks on the food supply demonstrate anew the need for a single federal food safety agency,
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 31, 2004
      WASHINGTON -- Mad cow disease and the potential for terrorist attacks on
      the food supply demonstrate anew the need for a single federal food safety
      agency, congressional auditors said Tuesday.

      Although the food supply is generally safe, today's patchwork system
      involving a dozen agencies isn't fully up to the job of protecting against
      the new threats, said Lawrence J. Dyckman, director of natural resources
      and environment for the General Accounting Office.

      full story:
      http://www.napanews.com/templates/index.cfm?template=story_full&id=38A4F8D6-DBA9-4602-8F9B-82BF770EA042

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