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2010-11-29 08:50:00

A Senate bill set to pass this week would give the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the authority to conduct inspections more frequently and order a recall of tainted products, according to a Monday article by Associated Press (AP) writer Mary Claire Jalonick. Currently, the FDA has to negotiate with food manufacturers in order to issue a voluntary product recall. In addition to changing that process, Jalonick reports that the proposed legislation would also require "food manufacturers...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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