Not Dead After All – Zombie Food Safety Act Resurrected by Senate

zombie chefs(From our sister blog,Β Red Green & Blue)

Industry must really want the Food Safety Modernization Act (S 510). It wasΒ dead, dead, dead – the clock had run out, and considering the gridlock in Washington and the fact that Tom Colburn (R-OK) had promised he wouldΒ personally filibuster this bill, there was no way that was going to change.

And yet, it somehow snuck onto the Senate schedule late Sunday, and minutes later wasΒ approved by unanimous consent.

Which leads us to wonder… who wanted this so badly that they were able to strong-arm the normally un-herdable Senate?

(Read the full story at Red Green & Blue)

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