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WASHINGTON, DC - April 24: Dr. Steven Solomon, deputy director of the Office of Regional Operations for the FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs, and Stephen Sundlof, director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition at the Food and Drug Administration, testify during the  House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing on overhauling the FDA. They are watching a video clip of a news report on lead content in dinnerware during questioning by Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah. Rep. John D. Dingell is putting his considerable clout behind an ambitious import safety and Food and Drug Administration overhaul bill. But the opposition it is generating from almost every corner of the business world may prove to be a formidable counterweight. From local port authorities to the seafood industry -- with drugmakers and grocers in between -- private industry groups and lobby organizations are concerned about the draft bill's dozens of new regulations on drug and food imports and safety. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly)

WASHINGTON, DC - April 24: Dr. Steven Solomon, deputy director of the Office of Regional Operations for the FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs, and Stephen Sundlof, director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition at the Food and Drug Administration, testify during the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing on overhauling the FDA. They are watching a video clip of a news report on lead content in dinnerware during questioning by Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah. Rep....
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