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Issue Date: Vol. 51, No. 1, January 2011, Posted On: 1/7/2011

Obama Signs Food Safety Bill

Emily Jed
food service, foodservice, vending machine business, vending machine food safety, President Obama, Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010, S. 510, food safety, FDA

WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Tuesday signed a food safety bill that gives the Food and Drug Administration new authority to prevent foodborne illness.

The new law -- the Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010 (S. 510) -- marks the biggest overhaul to the U.S. food system in the past 70 years.

The FDA will have more power to inspect food, make mandatory recalls if a company does not volunteer to stop selling tainted products, trace food outbreaks to their source and step up food inspections.

Congress still has to approve $1.4 billion to fund the bill.

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