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Safe Food Act reintroduced in Congress

WASHINGTON Two members of the Congress have re-introduced a bill that calls for developing a single food-safety agency to absorb the functions of the 15 distinct federal bodies now charged with safeguarding the nation's food supplies.

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., said they plan to accelerate hearings on their Safe Food Act, which they have tried to push into law for more than a decade. The measure was reintroduced simultaneously in

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