Peterson will hold food safety hearings
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which aggressively inspects meat and poultry, should take over food processing inspections, says U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson.
In response to the recent outbreak of salmonella-tainted peanut butter, "I think the solution to this is to take the inspection away from FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and give it to USDA," says Peterson, DFL-7th District.
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