WASHINGTON — The Senate passed the sweeping Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act on Tuesday by a 73-25 vote, setting the stage for reconciliation with a similar House version that passed last year. The bill, S. 510, would expand the powers of the FDA to police food safety, order recalls, and require producers to draw up formal food-safety plans, among other changes. The House version offered more funding to the FDA to carry out the bill's mandates, and allowed fewer ...
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