Tougher food safety laws reach half way point
Source of Article: http://www.walb.com/Global/story.asp?S=9867298&nav=5kZQ
Feb 18, 2009 02:17 PM PST
By Jennifer Emert -
The legislation would require food makers to alert state inspectors within 24 hours if their internal tests show its products are contaminated.
The measure now moves to the House. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman
John Bulloch of Ochlocknee said that if the bill had been in place it would
have raised a red flag at the Peanut Corporation of
A criminal investigation is looking at why the company shipped out product after lab tests showed salmonella.
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