POPSUGAR Food Food News Senate Passes Food Safety Measure to Enforce Safety Standards For Food Processors Will a Food Safety Bill Improve the USDA's Tainted Reputation? by Susannah Chen 12/20/10 7 Shares Like us on Facebook Sign up for our daily newsletter > In response to a shocking number of recalls in the past couple of years, the current administration has taken a number of steps to reform food safety. The latest measure toward policy change: a Senate bill that passed over the weekend, giving the FDA authority to recall food, as well as access to internal records at farms and food production facilities. It's expected to be signed into law both by the House and President Obama. Do you feel confident that it'll change the staggering rate of foodborne illness in America, or are these measures simply boondoggle? Image Source: Getty Read More SenateFood NewsUsdaPoliticsFood SafetyGovernmentFDANews Politics 11 Reasons We Love Ruth Bader Ginsburg The Obamas' Patriotic Fourth of July Celebrations Over the Years Presidential Getaways From the Past Chris Christie Announces His 2016 Presidential Campaign Food News The Best New Supermarket Snacks of 2015 (So Far) 5 Latin American Food Facts You Probably Don't Know 14 Things You Didn't Know About Ben & Jerry's Breaking Bad Fans, This Coffee Shop Is Your Fix to Postseries Depression POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. Get inspired with our daily newsletter Home DIY Love and Sex Tech Food Vegetarian Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. What’s Your Reaction? Thanks for your reaction Don’t forget to share this with your friends! 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Reactions katialoves 3 years its the right direction, but its not nearly enough amber512 4 years I hope so, but I just don't know.