FDA Watchers Split Over How Becerra Will Handle GM Animal MOU

By Kelly Lienhard / March 26, 2021 at 5:37 PM
FDA watchers are split over how newly minted HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra will address the battle between FDA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture over which agency should have authority to regulate genetically engineered food animals. At issue is an 11th-hour move by the Trump administration to overrule FDA and shift jurisdiction of the space to USDA. A leading consumer advocate thinks Becerra will take the lead to address the issue, but another FDA watcher thinks it will be up...

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