USA: NFPA calls bill addressing food biotechnology "well-intentioned, but premature"
A bill introduced today by Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) - addressing the regulatory process used by the Food and Drug Administration prior to the introduction into the market of biotech foods - is "well-intentioned, but premature," according to the National Food Processors Association (NFPA)."NFPA shares Senator Durbin's desire to strengthen consumer confidence in government oversight of the safety of food biotechnology," said Brian Folkerts, NFPA's Vice President of Government Affairs.
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