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Stirring Up Food Safety Discussions On HHS Officials' Agenda In Beijing

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Department of Health and Human Services senior officials are consulting with Chinese food and drug regulators in China to "pave the way" for discussions on developing U.S.-China agreements for increased safety of food and feed and on drugs and medical devices, according to HHS Secretary Michael Leavitt

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