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seabeyond Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-15-06 07:33 PM
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was there something passed where a company didnt have to put info on food
can anyone direct me please to the specifics
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Eric J in MN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-15-06 07:37 PM
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1. It passed the House but not the Senate.
Edited on Fri Dec-15-06 07:39 PM by Eric J in MN

http://environment.about.com/b/a/248393.htm

Ben Cohen, attorney for the Center for Science in the Public Interest, summed things up in a statement calling on the Senate to reject the bill.

The so-called National Uniformity in Food Act would nullify more than 200 state laws dealing with shellfish safety, restaurant hygiene, milk pasteurization, and so on, he said. It would even get rid of state warning notices about the risks to pregnant women of alcohol consumption. This bill is only fairly called a uniformity bill in that it would force states to do a uniformly poor job in protecting consumers where the Food and Drug Administration fails to act.
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napi21 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-15-06 07:45 PM
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2. Isn't that just wonderful, especially after all the ecolithat's been infecting people
this past year! I sure also did notice that all the Representiveswere PUBS!
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havocmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-15-06 07:48 PM
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3. Shortly after bush took office, Congress repealed the Country of Origin label requirement
Very nasty that. Now, Americans are not confronted with the fact of how much of our food we do not produce! If you think Big Oil having control over your gas tank is bad, how ya gonna feel about multi-national BIG FOOD squeezing you and your belly?

When we do not grow and regulate food here, we are not as safe. Period.
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sam sarrha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-15-06 08:13 PM
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4. they passed a ruling that feed lot beef can advertize as GRASS FED BEEF.!! never saw a blade of it.!
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