Make Our Food Safe
08/05/2009

"Finally, action to protect our food"

St. Petersburg Times | Editorial

"The nation's food safety laws may finally get some teeth. The House passed a sweeping bill in July that would give the federal government new power to inspect and protect America's food supply. Inspectors would visit food plants and processors more often, have the power to recall suspect food and be better equipped to trace contaminated products back to their source. These are essential measures to protect public health, and it is encouraging that so many House Republicans chose to stand with ordinary Americans instead of with agribusiness. The Senate should follow suit..."

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