Make Our Food Safe
03/22/2010

"Basic Food salmonella case renews interest in legislation"

The Las Vegas Business Press | Tim OReiley

"The national recall of a food flavoring ingredient made by North Las Vegas-based Basic Food Flavors has unwittingly thrust the company into the center of a political debate.

Last summer, the House of Representatives passed a bill to rewrite many of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's food inspection and enforcement powers in place since 1938. In November, the Senate version cleared the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee, but it has since dropped into a holding pattern..."

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