Make Our Food Safe
01/03/2011

"Funding fight looms over newly passed food-safety legislation"

The Hill - Healthwatch blog | Julian Pecquet

"Food-safety advocates barely done celebrating the passage of new legislation in Congress are now gearing up for the fight to implement and fund the landmark bill.

After a lengthy and tortuous journey through the Senate, bipartisan food safety legislation finally cleared the House just one day before the 111th Congress adjourned.

President Obama is expected to sign the bill early this week after his return from Hawaii.

And then, after three contentious votes in the House and two in the Senate over the past 18 months, the real debate begins..."

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