SENATE VOTE FREEZES NEW POULTRY LABEL RULE

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The Senate turned its attention to chicken last week, and decided that "almost frozen" can sometimes mean "fresh."In a 38-61 vote Tuesday, the Senate rejected an attempt led by California Democratic Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein to strike from a $63.8 billion agriculture appropriations bill a provision that would prevent the U.S. Department of Agriculture from implementing

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The Senate turned its attention to chicken last week, and decided that "almost frozen" can sometimes mean "fresh."

In a 38-61 vote Tuesday, the Senate rejected an attempt led by California Democratic Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein to strike from a $63.8 billion agriculture appropriations bill a provision that would prevent the U.S. Department of Agriculture from implementing new chicken labeling rules.

The preservation of the regulation ban will p

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