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Monday, June 04, 2007 

Montgomery County, Maryland

A suburb of the Nation's Capital.
It's school system has a bigger budget than the FDA.
It's county budget is twice that of the FDA.
The FDA is responsible for inspecting over 200,000 food processing facilities in the United States, but because their staffing is so inadequate, they can get to most only once every 10 to 15 years.
William Hubbard, a former associate commissioner of the FDA, writes a stomach churning editorial in the Boston Globe

(hat tip to the Ethicurean)

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