Make Our Food Safe
06/21/2010

"Foodborne infection victims press Senate to act on food safety bill"

The Hill | Julian Pecquet

"Survivors of foodborne infections—and the families of victims who died—are pressing senators to pass a food safety bill this month. The House passed its version of food safety legislation last July.

In a recent letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), the national public health organization Safe Tables Our Priority (S.T.O.P.) and the Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention wrote that they are becoming 'increasingly frustrated by the failure to bring this important, public health measure to a vote...'"

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