SAN ANTONIO — As food safety legislation continues to be considered in the Senate, the Food & Drug Administration finds itself lacking resources needed for inspections of imported foods and other products, said Dennis Baker, director of the FDA’s Southwest Region. In a presentation here this week at U Connect 2010, Baker pointed out the dramatic increase in imports, from six million entries (such as a container ship) in 1993 to between 19 and 20 million this year. Food imports come from ...
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