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Food & Drug Administration commissioner-designate Scott Gottlieb testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee hearing on April 5, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

FDA not always efficient at food recall process

OIG report leads FDA to improve oversight of food safety and how it implements recall process.

The Food & Drug Administration did not always have an efficient and effective food recall process that could ensure the safety of the nation's food supply, according to a new Office of the Inspector General (OIG) report.

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