Make Our Food Safe
01/06/2011

"Obama signs food safety bill"

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet

"President Obama on Tuesday signed a food safety bill sponsored by Sen. Dick Durbin that hands the Food and Drug Administration new power to battle food borne illness -- before it happens.

Durbin, who has championed food safety for more than a decade -- starting when he was in the House -- said at a news conference in Chicago that the legislation 'will change the way we inspect food' allowing mandatory recalls to keep dangerous foods from being sold..."

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