Food Safety Bill Heads To Full House Committee

Law360, New York (June 10, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009, intended to boost the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's ability to monitor food production and imports, has been recommended to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce.

The Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee on health agreed to recommend H.R. 2749 to the full committee after a markup hearing on Wednesday. The marked-up version of the bill reduces the annual registration fee for food processing facilities from $1,000 in the original bill to $500, but leaves its...
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