We all know this is one big job. We also need to bring Congress up to the 21st Century to get the job done too as we don't want the blind leading the blind. Stories in the past showed an FDA not aggressively enough seeking bigger budgets and reflecting back to a post in February, some of the top officials were still writing studies out in long hand! I made a suggestion at that time to at least get some of those Intel Classmates over there to help. And then we heard about the bonuses that were paid out, still maybe doing things the 'old school" way?
It just goes to show how you can't get along without technology today to handle the vast amounts of information and processes needed to evaluate. BD
Federal lawmakers are looking to reform the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which regulates drugs and 80 percent of the food Americans eat. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulates the other 20 percent of food generally meat. Despite that the FDA monitors the overwhelming majority of this nations food, it only received a fraction of the funding and the staffing of the USDA.