Make Our Food Safe
08/28/2010

"Klobuchar calls for passage of food safety bill"

International Falls Journal |

"A recent salmonella contamination has caused a recall of over 550 million eggs.

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar this week renewed her call for the passage of food safety legislation pending in the Senate following a recent salmonella contamination that has caused a recall of over 550 million eggs.

Klobuchar is a lead sponsor of the Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009, which would strengthen the FDA’s authority and resources to ensure a safe food supply and help prevent outbreaks from occurring in the first place. The legislation has received support from numerous food industries in Minnesota as well as the Consumer Federation of America, the American Feed Industry Association, the American Spice Trade Association, the American Frozen Food Institute, the Food Marketing Institute, the Grocery Manufacturers Association ... "

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