WASHINGTON — Grocery Manufacturers Association here Wednesday said it was opposed to new fees for food-safety inspections that were included in draft legislation in the House. Introduced by Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Ca.), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the draft for the Food Safety Enhancement Act proposes a $1,000 annual fee to be paid by food-manufacturing facilities to fund increased government inspections. “We are concerned that the draft legislation released by ...
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