Senators Tee Up Food Safety Bill For June

Law360, New York (June 8, 2010, 3:58 PM EDT) -- Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee chairman Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, said Tuesday that he would work to bring comprehensive legislation overhauling the food safety system to the Senate floor in June, in light of a new report highlighting woeful gaps in U.S. food supply regulation.

Harkin said that the need to act quickly and pass S. 510, the Food and Drug Administration Food Modernization Act of 2009, was underscored by the release Tuesday of a report from the Institute of Medicine that blasted the FDA...
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