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on July 28, 2020

Senate bill aims to suspend line speed waivers

Sen. Cory Booker introduces companion legislation to earlier proposal in the U.S. House of Representatives

Proposed legislation would suspend all current and future U.S. meat and poultry plant line speed waivers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sen. Cory Booker, D-New Jersey, on July 28 introduced the Safe Line Speeds in COVID-19 Act. The bill was co-sponsored by Sens. Dianne Feinstein, D-California; Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts; Bernie…

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