Senate Approves Food Safety Bill Again

Law360, New York (December 20, 2010, 12:17 PM EST) -- The U.S. Senate has voted once again to advance sweeping legislation to boost the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's authority to police producers domestically and abroad, correcting a technical mistake that threatened to derail the first major overhaul of food safety regulation in nearly 80 years.

In a surprise move, senators agreed late Sunday to pass the legislative vehicle for a slightly revised version of S. 510, the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, by unanimous consent. It now goes back to the U.S. House of Representatives...
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