In the wake of a spate of high-profile foodborne illness outbreaks, the Food Safety Modernization Act passed the House on Tuesday and is heading to the President, who has said he will pass the bill into law.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association is pinpointing food for fuel
as a major factor in US food price hikes as indexes this week
showed finished food prices are rising at twice the rate of all
other finished goods.
America's dairy industry has ripped into the Bush administration's
'ineffective' spending plans for the sector, warning the proposals
will not help domestic farmers or improve prospects of a world
The National Uniformity for Food Coalition this week released a
legal analysis that claims the proposed legislation would only
affect 11 state laws as part of an effort to set national standards
for food safety regulations.