H.R. 6636 (110th): Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act

Introduced:

Jul 29, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 29, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Dennis Kucinich

Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2008
Length: 43 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5269 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 2, 2006

H.R. 5577 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 23, 2010

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History

Introduced
Jul 29, 2008

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Cosponsors
11 cosponsors (10D, 1R) (show)
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