SENATE COMMITTEE APPROVES WARNING LABEL BILL

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Food industry interests have applauded action by the Senate Agriculture committee that would prohibit states or municipalities from requiring warning notices on food labels that go beyond what the U.S. mandates for non-meat and poultry products.The committee, by unanimous vote, approved a bill that preempts states from requiring any warning about food safety that is at odds with

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Food industry interests have applauded action by the Senate Agriculture committee that would prohibit states or municipalities from requiring warning notices on food labels that go beyond what the U.S. mandates for non-meat and poultry products.

The committee, by unanimous vote, approved a bill that preempts states from requiring any warning about food safety that is at odds with those adopted by the Food and Drug Administration. The bill would not affect state or

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