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Food Safety Legislation Ready for the President's Signature

"The House of Representatives gave final approval on Tuesday to a long-awaited modernization of the nation’s food safety laws, voting 215 to 144 to grant the Food and Drug Administration greater authority over food production."

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NPR: Food Safety Bill Gives Government Broad Powers: "Congress passed the first major overhaul to food safety laws in 70 years Tuesday. The bill would increase the Food and Drug Administration's inspection powers, require food facilities to develop food safety plans and give the agency authority to recall tainted food."