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On April 29, 2013

FDA budget increase proposed for implementation of FSMA

President Obama requests US$4.7 billion for FDA in fiscal 2014 budget

President Barack Obama has requested US$4.7 billion for the US Food and Drug Administration 's budget for implementing and managing the Food Safety Modernization Act .
The request in his fiscal 2014 budget is an increase of US$295.8 million from FDA's 2012 budget. Of the funds requested, 94 percent would come from user fees, including current fees for food facility registration and inspection, and inspection of food importers, as well as a proposed fee to support FDA's food contact substance notification program, which would generate US$4.458 million. The remaining portion would be funded through FDA's budget authority.
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