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Column - Why won't Congress let the FDA do its job?

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With one-half billion chicken eggs on recall, maybe the lunkheads in Washington, D.C. will finally wake up and do something about this nation's worse-than-pathetic food-safety system.

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Don't hold your breath, dear readers.

So far, an estimated 1,300 people have been sickened by salmonella-infected eggs. Fortunately, salmonella-caused deaths are rare, but just ask anyone who has ever suffered from salmonella poisoning. It is agonizing pain, they will tell you.

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