James Giese

Food safety legislation introduced
On May 27, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, introduced legislation that seeks to protect consumers from pathogens in meat and poultry. The Meat and Poultry Pathogen Reduction Act of 2003, known as “Kevin’s Law,” would give the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture the authority to enforce food safety and sanitation standards that have been under serious attack in the federal courts. The bill is named after Kevin Kowalcyk of Moun…

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