A California bill requiring food-safety training for all retail and restaurant food handlers was sent this week to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger for his consideration, but proponents are concerned it may get killed in a battle of political wills over a massive budget deficit. Senate Bill 602 was passed by the state Senate on a 30-1 vote Aug. 27, after having been approved 74-1 by the Assembly on Aug. 16. SB 602 — which was created in a collaborative effort by Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Pacoima, ...
Register to view this article
It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.
Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.
Attention Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!