• It gives only a little, but Trump budget takes nothing way from food safety programs

    3 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    In the fiscal year 2019 budget that sets out to cut domestic programs by almost $700 billion over 10 years, federal food safety has not only escaped the knife but made some small gains.
    President Donald J. Trump's $1.1 trillion discretionary budget proposal adds $9.4 billion to the Department of Health and Human Services, the government's largest domestic agency and home to the Food and Drug Administration, while trimming $3.5 billion from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The USDA cuts, however, do not impact food safety.
    “The budget fully funds the costs necessary to support about...
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