Thursday, November 20, 2008


"Scott Tong: Today, the Food and Drug Administration opened its first office overseas -- in China. It's an obvious choice, considering the list of tainted food products coming out of China. I'm joined by our correspondent in Shanghai, Scott Tong. Scott, what's the FDA hoping to accomplish with this?

Scott Tong: The point is for U.S. checkers of food to move past the borders, where traditionally United States officials check food from China and other places. It's to go closer to where the point of origin is." (Thanks D.)

Am I the only one who thinks this is...weird (to avoid using terms ending in ...ism)?

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