FDA commissioner says agency needs more authority
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the Food and Drug Administration said Monday her agency is taking the massive egg recall "very, very seriously," but needs more enforcement powers.
Appearing on morning news shows, Margaret Hamburg urged passage of legislation pending in Congress that would give her agency significantly more authority to intervene in the area of food safety.
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