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Peterson will hold food safety hearings

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which aggressively inspects meat and poultry, should take over food processing inspections, says U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson.

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In response to the recent outbreak of salmonella-tainted peanut butter, "I think the solution to this is to take the inspection away from FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and give it to USDA," says Peterson, DFL-7th District.

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