TWO NEW FOREIGN FOOD-SAFETY BILLS INTRODUCED

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Two competing bills designed to keep contaminated foreign food out of the United States have been introduced in the Senate as the latest legislative food-safety entrants this Congress.The new legislation largely targets fresh food -- including produce, dairy and seafood -- but would also cover canned goods or other processed products.One measure, sponsored by Sen. Susan Collins,

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Two competing bills designed to keep contaminated foreign food out of the United States have been introduced in the Senate as the latest legislative food-safety entrants this Congress.

The new legislation largely targets fresh food -- including produce, dairy and seafood -- but would also cover canned goods or other processed products.

One measure, sponsored by Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, would step up border inspections and testing of imported food at U.S

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