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H.R.3495: To amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to make improvements to the food safety education program carried out under such Act, and for other purposes.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about agriculture and food
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Sponsor Tony Cardenas, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Nov. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 16, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to authorize appropriations for the food safety education program.

Includes in such program education: (1) about practices that prevent bacterial contamination of food, how to identify sources of food contamination, and other means of decreasing food contamination; and (2) aimed at farm workers.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 16, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit.
Nov. 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.