"The food safety bill is back.
Yes. Congress gets a last bite at much-delayed though broadly supported food safety legislation in its lame-duck session this week.
The Senate Wednesday is slated to vote on cloture -- heading off a filibuster by setting a time limit on debate -- to allow for discussion of and, presumably, eventual passage of the bill.
Indications are that the bill's backers have either the 60 votes from the full Senate or support from three-fifths of those in attendance..."