H.R.3624: Trans Fat Truth in Labeling Act of 2013

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Sponsor Steve Israel, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Nov. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 29, 2013
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Bill Summary

Trans Fat Truth in Labeling Act of 2013 - Directs the Commissioner of Food and Drugs (FDA) to promulgate a final regulation revising federal nutrition labeling regulations to: (1) require the label of a food that has less than 0.5 grams and greater than 0.0 grams of trans fat per serving to contain an asterisk or other notation and a note that the food has a low trans fat content per serving, and (2) prohibit the label or labeling on such a food from indicating that the trans fat content per serving is zero.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 29, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Nov. 22, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.