CLINTON BUDGET PUSHES FOOD SAFETY, FEES

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The Clinton administration last week unveiled a federal budget proposal heavy on food-safety initiatives and included a controversial plan to have food processors and importers help underwrite the effort.President Clinton's emphasis on food safety in his $1.73 trillion fiscal blueprint is largely being praised by supermarkets and food manufacturers alike.However, raising concerns

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The Clinton administration last week unveiled a federal budget proposal heavy on food-safety initiatives and included a controversial plan to have food processors and importers help underwrite the effort.

President Clinton's emphasis on food safety in his $1.73 trillion fiscal blueprint is largely being praised by supermarkets and food manufacturers alike.

However, raising concerns among supermarket operators -- and drawing fire from food processors and mea

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