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FDA Confirms All Routine Food Safety Inspections Suspended During The Shutdown

Senate Holds Hearing On Food Safety SystemThe Food and Drug Administration has been forced to suspend all routine food safety inspections for the duration of the government shutdown, FDA spokesman Steven Immergut confirmed to The Huffington Post on Friday afternoon. Until funding is restored, the FDA will be inspecting only those facilities that it has cause to believe “present an immediate threat to public health.”