A group of food and farm organizations have signed a letter supporting amendments to the Senate food safety bill that would benefit small food producers.
A final vote on the Food Safety Modernization Act has been further delayed so the Senate can instead focus on financial regulatory reform.
The Senate Agriculture Committee approved Senator Blanche Lincoln's Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act today, endorsing a plan to improve school lunch programs
If the climate bill is passed, reports say that consumers will pay an extra $83 per year. That's 23 cents per day.