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FDA Would Receive a Total of $4.4 billion in Obama Budget

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Much of the increase, about $100 million, would be used to implement the far-reaching food safety law Congress approved last year that requires the FDA to increase inspections of food facilities, among other things.

| February 17, 2011

WASHINGTON - Under the president's proposed 2012 budget, the Food and Drug Administration would receive $2.7 billion - $147 million more than it got in the 2010 budget. The agency also would receive an estimated $1.6 billion in user fees paid by pharmaceutical, medical device and tobacco companies, for a total proposed budget of $4.4 billion.
 
Much of the increase, about $100 million, would be used to implement the far-reaching food safety law Congress approved last year that requires the FDA to increase inspections of food facilities, among other things. 
 
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Source: Washington Post

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