Cassidy Would ‘Entertain’ Need For Food Agency That’s Separate From FDA

By Lia DeGroot / February 2, 2023 at 6:46 PM
Senate health committee ranking Republican Bill Cassidy (LA) told Inside Health Policy he would entertain the idea of moving food regulation out of FDA and creating a separate food agency run by its own commissioner, even if he doesn’t fully support the concept, given the issues with FDA’s food oversight. “I'm willing to intellectually entertain that even if I don't eventually agree with it,” he said. During an interview with IHP Monday (Jan. 30), Cassidy came down hard on...

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