The US Senate confirmed President Barack Obama's pick to oversee food and drug safety by voice vote on May 18, according to The Washington Post .
Bioterrorism expert Dr. Margaret Hamburg will be sworn in as the 21st commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration .
Top priorities for the new commissioner are the development of a vaccine for the H1N1 flu virus and revamping food safety, according to Hamburg.
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As work continues on creating a new nutrition label that focuses on simplifying information for consumers, challenges remain.
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