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H.R.213: Sewage Sludge in Food Production Consumer Notification Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||agriculture and food|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||José E. Serrano, D-N.Y.|
|Introduced||Jan. 4, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Feb. 4, 2013|
|See it on||GovTrack|
|See it on||C-SPAN|
- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Sewage Sludge in Food Production Consumer Notification Act - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Egg Products Inspection Act, the Federal Meat Inspection Act, and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to deem as adulterated food that is: (1) produced on land on which sewage sludge was applied; (2) derived from poultry that were raised, or that consumed animal feed produced, on such land; and (3) derived from livestock that grazed, or consumed animal feed produced, on such land.
Permits exceptions if: (1) the application of sewage sludge ended more than one year before producing food, raising poultry, producing animal feed, or grazing livestock; (2) the food labeling includes notice that the product was produced on such land; or (3) a sign providing such notice is posted in close proximity to the product for those foods generally offered for sale without labeling.
States that nothing in this Act shall be construed to modify the prohibition on the use o...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Feb. 4, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit.|
|Jan. 4, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
|Jan. 4, 2013||Referred to House Agriculture|
|Jan. 4, 2013||Referred to House Energy and Commerce|