To establish the Food Safety Administration within the Department of Health and Human Services to protect the public health by preventing food-borne illness, ensuring the safety of food, improving research on contaminants leading to food-borne illness, and improving security of food from intentional contamination, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 4, 2009
Length: 117 pages
Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 26, 2008
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 7143 (110th).
Feb 4, 2009
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H.R. 875 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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