H.R. 5269 (109th): Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Federal Meat Inspection Act, and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to require that food that contains a genetically engineered material, or that is produced with a genetically engineered material, be labeled accordingly.

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May 2, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 2, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dennis Kucinich

Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 2, 2006
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May 2, 2006

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