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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...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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