US: Food safety agencies could be merged into homeland security
The US Congress could soon be asked to mull a move to merge the dozen federal agencies that oversee US food safety into the proposed Homeland Security Department. The Bush administration revealed last week that it was considering consolidating the responsibility for food safety, which is currently divided between the USDA, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control, the Commerce Department, the Customs Service and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), among others.
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