Hahn Blasts HHS For Shifting Animal Biotech Food Oversight To USDA

By Kelly Lienhard / January 19, 2021 at 7:00 PM
Updated Story FDA chief Stephen Hahn blasted an 11th-hour agreement that HHS penned with the U.S. Department of Agriculture shifting FDA’s regulation of animal food biotechnology products to USDA, with the outgoing FDA head vowing his agency will continue to oversee genetically modified animals intended for human consumption. The move marks yet another move by the Trump HHS to usurp FDA’s authority. “FDA does not support the Memorandum of Understanding that @HHSGov signed with @USDA announced today...

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