Senators Spar Over Food Safety Bill

WASHINGTON — Several retailers along with a range of business and consumer groups met with members of Congress last week in a last-ditch effort to prod the Senate to pass a food-safety bill that has been languishing for months. Senate leaders were wrangling over the legislation last week, which passed the House last year. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., said earlier this month that the legislation would likely

WASHINGTON — Several retailers — along with a range of business and consumer groups — met with members of Congress last week in a last-ditch effort to prod the Senate to pass a food-safety bill that has been languishing for months.

Senate leaders were wrangling over the legislation last week, which passed the House last year. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., said earlier this month that the legislation would likely not come up for a vote in the Senate before the November elections beca

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