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House Freedom Caucus Targets Regulations to Examine or Revoke in First 100 days

The Freedom Caucus of the U.S. House of Representatives, a group of more than 30 conservative Republicans,  released a report listing more than 200 federal rules and regulations that President-elect Donald J. Trump could wipe off the books after he takes office Jan. 20.  Among the public health measures on the proposed chopping block:
•    Nutrition standards for the school lunch and breakfast program
•    Various requirements for the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service
•    FDA rules on tobacco
•    Coverage of preventive services under the Affordable Care Act
•    Various FDA rules that enable drugs that are unsafe or ineffective to be taken off the market.