The $1.4 billion bill is a reaction to the recent contaminations in peanuts, eggs, and produce, and would force farmers and manufacturers to create detailed food safety protocols.
"This law makes everyone responsible and accountable at each step in today's global food supply chain," said FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg.
This is great news and we hope Obama signs it! Food safety is vital and we shouldn't take any chances!!
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