DeLauro, Durbin Reheat Proposal For Separate Food Safety Agency
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Sen. Richard Durbin and Rep. Rosa DeLauro introduce legislation to create a single, independent food safety agency from current oversight “split up among 15 different agencies.” Trade group executives say it is likely the 2015 bill will have the same fate as previous versions – passing neither the House nor the Senate.
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