Food Safety Bill Hits Snag

The sweeping food-safety legislation that passed the Senate could be held up by a procedural technicality, according to reports.

WASHINGTON — The sweeping food-safety legislation that passed the Senate on Tuesday could be held up by a procedural technicality, according to reports on Wednesday.

The Senate version of the bill reportedly contains fees that are considered tax provisions, which are supposed to originate in the House. The House passed its version last year, and was about to reconcile with the Senate version for President Obama's signature when the problem — apparently the result of a misunders

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