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Iowa Egg Recall Spotlights Senate Food Safety Bill

According to the Wall Street Journal, Senate leaders – motivated by a recent salmonella outbreak and massive egg recall – will likely bring their version of the Food Safety Modernization Act to a vote in the full Senate on September 13.  Click here for a copy of Senate Bill S. 510.  The House has already passed its own version of the Bill, H.R. 875, last year.  Click here for a copy of the House version.  Approximately 1300 cases of salmonella may be linked to eggs produced in Iowa and could lead to a recall of more than half a billion eggs.

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