FDA Budget Request Shows Optimism For Broad Food Safety User Fees
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
FDA's fiscal 2011 budget request is the latest nudge to Congress that the agency prefers food safety legislation with both expansive and targeted user fees over targeted fees alone
You may also be interested in...
President Obama's fiscal 2012 budget request concurs with FDA in recommending that Congress expand the type of user fees that industry pays for food safety enforcement reform.
The Obama Administration's fiscal year 2012 budget request includes $10.4 million for the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition's “Reinventing Cosmetic Safety” initiative, down from a request of $11.3 million for the previous fiscal year.
FDA will ask Congress to increase funding for implementing food safety reform, with particular interest in expanding the fees imposed on industry, Deputy Commissioner for Foods Mike Taylor says.