SENATE VOTES TO ALLOW MINORS TO LOAD BALERS

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The Senate approved in a voice vote last week a long-sought agreement on legislation to permit minors to load cardboard balers.Because the measure differs from a House-passed bill, it is expected to be returned to the House for swift passage and then to be forwarded to the White House for signature into law."This is a very significant achievement for the grocery industry," said

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The Senate approved in a voice vote last week a long-sought agreement on legislation to permit minors to load cardboard balers.

Because the measure differs from a House-passed bill, it is expected to be returned to the House for swift passage and then to be forwarded to the White House for signature into law.

"This is a very significant achievement for the grocery industry," said Tim Hammonds, president and chief executive officer of the Food Marketing Inst

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