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, ...
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