WASHINGTON — Several industry trade groups joined consumer advocacy organizations and legislators yesterday to issue a plea for more funding for the Food and Drug Administration, following the recent report by the FDA that it is unable to adequately police the nation’s food supply. Senators Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., were joined by the Grocery Manufacturers Association, the Food Marketing Institute, the American Frozen Food Institute, the Coalition for a Stronger ...
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