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Text of the Food Safety Accountability Act of 2010

This bill was introduced on September 23, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 13, 2010 (Introduced).

This is not the latest text of this bill.

Source: GPO

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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3767

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 13, 2010

(for himself, Ms. Klobuchar, and Mr. Franken) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To establish appropriate criminal penalties for certain knowing violations relating to food that is misbranded or adulterated.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Food Safety Accountability Act of 2010.

2.

Criminal penalties

(a)

In general

Chapter 47 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

1041.

Misbranded and adulterated food

(a)

In general

It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly—

(1)

introduce or deliver for introduction into interstate commerce any food that is adulterated or misbranded; or

(2)

adulterate or misbrand any food in interstate commerce.

(b)

Penalty

Any person who violates subsection (a) shall be fined under this title, imprisoned for not more than 10 years, or both.

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(b)

Technical and conforming amendment

The table of sections for chapter 47 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

1041. Misbranded and adulterated food.

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