Federal food-safety bill advances

Bill moves on to House after passage in Senate

A food-safety bill endorsed by leading foodservice trade groups was approved by the U.S. Senate on Sunday and could be voted on Tuesday by the House of Representatives before its scheduled adjournment.

The National Restaurant Association and the National Council of Chain Restaurants both support food-safety provisions in the bill. If approved by the House, the measure would be sent to President Obama for his signature.

Information posted by the Library of Congress website indica

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