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Beltway Food FightSACRAMENTO, Calif. - The National Uniformity for Food Act, which passed the House recently, pitted consumer and environmental advocates against food industry groups. The former argued the act would weaken state safety regulations that protect consumers from unsafe products, and in its place make states petition the Food and Drug Administration in a cumbersome and uncertain process.

Beltway Food Fight

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The National Uniformity for Food Act, which passed the House recently, pitted consumer and environmental advocates against food industry groups. The former argued the act would weaken state safety regulations that protect consumers from unsafe products, and in its place make states petition the Food and Drug Administration in a cumbersome and uncertain process. According to the food industry, having different laws from state to state confus

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