Make Our Food Safe
09/01/2010

"Victims pressure Sen. Harry Reid on food safety"

Politico | Meredith Shiner

"Victims of foodborne illness and their family members are set to descend on the Capitol next week to lobby Senate offices to pass a stalled food safety bill.

Food safety activists — energized by a massive salmonella outbreak and the recall of more than a half-billion eggs — have launched a media blitz, circulating a video of Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) promising a 12-year-old girl in October 2009 that the Senate would "do everything we can to get this legislation," which is designed to improve food safety, "done." The bill was approved by the House in July 2009 ... "

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