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on April 8, 2011

Senate Panel Approves Leahy Food Safety Proposal

The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved by voice vote a proposal by panel Chairman Pat Leahy (D-Vt.) that would impose tougher penalties for violators of food safety standards, a proposal first approved by the panel last year.

The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved by voice vote a proposal by panel Chairman Pat Leahy (D-Vt.) that would impose tougher penalties for violators of food safety standards, a proposal first approved by the panel last year. The bill would increase criminal penalties for companies and individuals that knowingly contaminate…

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