HOUSE MEMBERS ASK FOR FOOD SAFETY

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Almost 100 House members wrote President Clinton last week asking that tougher food protection measures be included in future trade agreements. They also released a report charging that existing trade deals have eroded the safety of the U.S. food supply.Led by Reps. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, the group asked for the following measures:That imported food be

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Almost 100 House members wrote President Clinton last week asking that tougher food protection measures be included in future trade agreements. They also released a report charging that existing trade deals have eroded the safety of the U.S. food supply.

Led by Reps. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, the group asked for the following measures:

That imported food be labeled with its country of origin;

That funding for border inspect

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