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FDA to have greater food regulation powers

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7109.623e (Published 13 September 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:623
  1. Deborah Josefson
  1. San Francisco

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States is to have greater authority over the regulation of food under new legislation from the Department of Health and Human Services.

    The proposed bill, the Food Safety Enforcement and Enhancement Act of 1997, authorises the FDA to recall foods deemed to be a public health hazard. The …

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