Make Our Food Safe
11/29/2010

"Foodmakers backing $1.4 billion food-safety bill"

USA Today | John Fritze

"WASHINGTON — More than a dozen companies that lobbied Congress on a sweeping food-safety bill had recalled their food products in the past two years, including for food-borne illnesses lawmakers are targeting.

But many of those companies, such as agribusiness giant Cargill, which recalled 8,500 pounds of ground beef in August, and Campbell Soup Company, which pulled 15 million pounds of SpaghettiO's with Meatballs off shelves in June, support the tougher regulations proposed in the measure, headed toward a vote today in the Senate ..."

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