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      Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedSeptember 23rd, 2010

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Title

Ensuring Greater Food Safety Act of 2010

Official Title

A bill to ensure greater food safety without creating new or unneeded government bureaucracy.

Summary

Ensuring Greater Food Safety Act of 2010 - Requires the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA): (1) within 60 days after enactment of this Act, to establish a plan to ensure effective information sharing regarding the regulation and inspection of food products and facilities, including violations, in which the FDA and USDA share joint, overlapping or similar responsibility; and (2) within one year after enactment of this Act, to issue a joint report to Congress summarizing the effectiveness or lack of effectiveness of this new information sharing arrangement. Requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO), within six months after such joint report is issued, to report to Congress on whether any inefficiencies or other challenges remain regarding the sharing of information.

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