WASHINGTON — Retailers are seeking to maintain flexibility in how they notify customers about product recalls as new food-safety legislation is expected to hit the floor of the Senate as soon as this week. A proposal being advocated by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., seeks to mandate a uniform method of customer notification at the checkout lanes for all Class I product recalls. “We are a little concerned — not about notification, because that is something we think our customers ought to ...

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