FDA retains final authority but by accepting substantiation from other health authorities can speed up approval for health claims. The food industry was disappointed at the absence of other reforms in the bill including national uniformity for health warning requirements on labels further reform of the Delaney Clause and revisions to the review and approval process for indirect food additives. The bill did contain national uni-formity for the regulation of cosmetics and over-the-counter drugs whereby FDA regulations preempt state and local safety and labeling requirements. By including reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act which expires in September Sen. Jim Jeffords (R-VT) all but guaranteed the bill will get beyond committee passage. On the House side Rep. Edward Whitfield (R-KY) who serves on the Commerce Committee has indicated his interest in pursuing food-related reform measures.