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Obama promises complete review of FDA operations

Posted by Devra First  February 3, 2009 05:00 PM

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In response to a question from Matt Lauer on "Today" about the peanut butter salmonella scare, President Obama says, "I think that the FDA has not been able to catch some of these things as quickly as I expect them to catch, and so we're going to be doing a complete review of FDA operations. At bare minimum we should be able to count on our government keeping our kids safe when they eat peanut butter. That's what Sasha eats for lunch probably three times a week. I don't want to have to worry about whether she's going to get sick as a consequence of having her lunch."

Fast forward to 7:40 below to hear for yourself.

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