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Rep. Kingston Threatens To Defund Food Safety Law That Will Protect The Public And Save Taxpayers Money

Today, President Obama is expected to sign into law a food safety bill that significantly upgrades the ability of the Food and Drug Administration to prevent and respond to outbreaks of foodborne illness. The bill passed the Senate by unanimous consent last month, and the House passed it on a 215-144 vote, with ten Republicans [...]
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Number Of Foodborne Illnesses Have Increased By 44 Percent As GOP Defunds Food Safety Law

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

Even though President Obama signed into law the Food Safety Modernization Act — giving the Food and Drug Administration wider power to stop foodborne illness outbreaks before they start — the number of Americans who become sick or d... Read Post

House Republicans Plan To Gut Food Safety Budget

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (4 years ago)

Earlier this year, President Obama signed into law an overhaul of the nation’s food safety system that significantly upgraded the ability of the Food and Drug Administration to prevent and respond to outbreaks of foodborne illness. ... Read Post

Rep. Kingston Threatens To Repeal Food Safety Law

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (4 years ago)

Today, President Obama is expected to sign into law a food safety bill that significantly upgrades the ability of the Food and Drug Administration to prevent and respond to outbreaks of foodborne illness. The bill passed the Senate ... Read Post


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