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Acheson Sees Recent Food Problems As "Eye-Opener" For Bumpy Road Ahead

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

In his more than six years at FDA, David Acheson frequently saw the ugly side of the food industry. He was chief medical officer in the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition when then-Commissioner Andrew von Eschenbach appointed him the first assistant commissioner for food protection in May 2007 as FDA responded to widespread pet food contamination.

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