Make Our Food Safe

"Senate to vote on food safety bill"

Los Angeles Times | Andrew Zajac

"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..."

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