Senate Bill Seeks To Fry Chinese Chicken Ban

Law360, New York (July 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate is poised to lift a two-year-old ban on imports of chicken processed in China if federal regulators agree to step up inspections, but a similar bill that would uphold the status quo is awaiting a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives and has raised concerns from the White House.

The Senate Approporiations Committee signed off on its version of agricultural funding bill on Tuesday, and the House committee marked up its own in June.

But the committee approvals of the conflicting bills...
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