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White House Plan Calls for Unified Food Agency

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White House Plan Calls for Unified Food Agency
By Dave Fusaro, Editor in Chief

Jun 25, 2018

The White House's Office of Management and Budget today (June 25) unveiled a master government reform and reorganization plan that includes combining USDA and part of FDA into a single food agency.

"Having to work through multiple federal agencies to conduct business or solve simple problems is not an efficient or effective use of taxpayer resources," OMB said in a separate introduction to the document. "For example, a poultry company in Georgia has to fill out separate paperwork because chickens and eggs are regulated by different federal agencies. And because of the toppings, a frozen cheese pizza and a pepperoni pizza are regulated by different agencies. There needs to be a better way."

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