Make Our Food Safe
05/03/2012

"Rules 'holdup' puzzles food industry and food-safety advocates"

CNN | Lizzie O'Leary and Aaron Cooper

"Most of the provisions in a landmark food safety law which passed 16 months ago still haven't gone into effect and are stuck in a rule-making process at the White House, four months overdue.

That leaves 80% of the U.S. food supply operating largely under safety laws dating from the Great Depression, and safety advocates and the food industry alike are puzzled.

'It's still unclear what's holding them up,' said Chris Waldrop, who directs food policy for the Consumer Federation of America..."

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