Feinstein, Dingell Face Off Over Food Safety Bill

Law360, New York (July 20, 2010, 11:19 AM EDT) -- Rep. John D. Dingell, D-Mich., and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., are fighting publicly following the congressman's accusation that the senator blocked a vote on food safety legislation because the proposal did not include a ban on bisphenol A in food packaging.

Dingell, who sponsored similar food safety legislation that passed the U.S. House of Representatives in 2009, asked the senator in a letter Monday to reconsider her obstruction of S. 510, the Food and Drug Administration Food Modernization Act of 2009, and “find a suitable compromise...
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