Bill Aims To Upgrade Tracking System For Bad Meat

Law360, New York (March 26, 2010, 11:50 AM EDT) -- Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., has put forward legislation that would require federal food safety inspectors to develop a system to trace the origin of contaminated meat as far back as slaughterhouses, while regulators mull new rules to improve the U.S. meat recall system.

Tester on Wednesday introduced S. 3163, the Meat Safety and Accountability Act, which would amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act to require the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service to design and implement an initiative that would extend the reach...
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