Press Releases

Sep 2, 2010

Issa to Towns: Salmonella Outbreak Underscores Need for Immediate Review of Food Safety Bureaucracy

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, today called on the panel’s Chairman Edolphus “Ed” Towns (D-NY) to “hold a hearing on the coordination – or lack thereof – between the numerous departments and agencies responsible for food safety.” “There is an alarming inconsistency in the approach of the Executive ...