Margaret Glavin says a more global market "poses an enormous threat to our food safety system."
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Any new competition for the chopper contract would almost certainly trigger a fight between the New York and Connecticut congressional delegations.
Estimate comes after last month's projection that the fiscal 2009 deficit would total more than $1.7 trillion.
The Pentagon will have to compete with other government agencies and private companies for talent.
Defense chief says he has been disheartened by a lack of budget discipline.
Gates says the Pentagon plans to bring on 13,000 civil servants in fiscal 2010 to replace support service contractors.
Regional organizations currently rely on voluntary contributions from agencies.
Program announced on Monday puts emphasis on greater coordination among agencies, better education for consumers and increased warnings and alerts.
Decision against shifting to monthly reports reflects ongoing demand for more timely information, OMB director says.
‘Reform’ budget seeks to kill major weapons programs.