Report calls for dedicated US food safety agency

Thursday, March 26, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 6:29 p.m. CDT, Thursday, March 26, 2009

WASHINGTON — Adding to the chorus seeking an overhaul of the nation's food safety system, a report issued Wednesday called on the Obama administration to put someone in charge of safeguarding the food supply, and to create a Food Safety Administration.