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on March 18, 2011

Kingston Says Need For Greater Food Safety Efforts 'Unwarranted'

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said March 11 that about one in six people are made sick by the food they eat, and thousands die each year as a result of foodborne illnesses.

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said March 11 that about one in six people are made sick by the food they eat, and thousands die each year as a result of foodborne illnesses. Testifying before the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, Hamburg said, "We're seeing preventable deaths" and "even…

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