Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Food Safety Overhaul?

The recent spate of E.coli incidents appears likely to trigger significant changes to the food safety regulatory scheme, according to a story in yesterday's Washington Post, possibly consolidating the federal oversight into one agency.  The story suggests that the industry is generally supportive of the efforts (though cautious about the consolidation); I wonder if they're hoping to get some preemption fit into the scheme.

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