The California Food Safety Act, which passed the State Assembly on May 15 with a 54-to-12 vote, was also approved Monday by the State Senate with a 33 to 3 vote. The California Assembly todayContinue Reading California Senate passes Assembly bill to ban certain food ingredients for safety concerns
As a near-year-round body, the California Legislature does things a little differently. Until the middle of September, it has adjourned most of its committees to put the Upper Chamber’s focus almost entirely on floor action.…Continue Reading Just before the final vote, one item was removed from AB418’s list of substances banned in food
The California Assembly’s Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Tuesday approved a first-in-the-nation bill to ban five harmful chemicals from candy, cereals, and other processed food. That approval followed the Assembly’s Health Committee’s “do pass” recommendation…Continue Reading California Assembly toxics panel advances landmark ban on chemicals in processed food
The California Assembly Health Committee Tuesday was scheduled to consider Assembly Bill 418, introduced in February by Assembly member Jesse Gabriel, D-San Fernando Valley, which seeks to ban five harmful food additives which…Continue Reading Food chemicals ban moves forward in California Assembly
What if California laid down some new deadlines for taking food safety measures the rest of the country has pretty much been ignoring? Would others begin to impose the same restrictions?
That’s a question raised…Continue Reading Bill to ban toxics in California looking to gain some traction