The Senate voted 66-27 in favor of a farm bill that would bolster subsidized crop insurance and restrict direct payments to farmers, but the measure didn't include a provision to revoke the USDA's catfish-inspection program or other major food-safety amendments. "I obviously support maintaining a safe food supply," said Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. "But seafood inspections already fall under FDA's jurisdiction, which requires foreign catfish farms to follow the same food-safety standards as domestic farms."

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