Leading seafood trade group backs greater FDA funding

MCLEAN Va. The group representing companies that produce or import about 75 percent of the seafood consumed domestically is applauding congressional representatives’ call to President Bush to bolster food safety by increasing funding for the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.

 “FDA’s resources need to keep pace with its responsibility to maintain the safety standards we have come to expect in an increasingly global food supply,” said John Connelly, president of the

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