Food Safety

FDA Seeking New Industry User Fees


By Tom Karst,

Jun 05, 2013

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The Food and Drug Administration is considering, again, adding new industry user fees to fund food safety oversight. FDA's deputy commissioner for foods, Michael Taylor, said Congress has shown interest in a food processing facility registration fee. According to Taylor, the fees would be similar to the registration fees pay by pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. Food industry leaders disagree with the fees.

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