Senate Passes Food Safety Bill

Nov. 30, 2010
The U.S. Senate approves a large overhaul to food safety laws.

On November 30, the Senate approved the biggest overhaul to the nation's food safety laws since the 1930s. With a vote of  73 to 25, the food safety bill will give much more authority to the Food and Drug Administration; place contamination prevention responsibilities on farmers and food companies; and set safety standards for imported foods.

FoodProcessing.com recently reported on the bill advancing to the Senate.

To read more about the Senate's approval of the food safety laws, visit Senate passes sweeping food safety bill on WashingtonPost.com

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