H.R. 1486 (112th): Trans Fat Truth in Labeling Act of 2011

Introduced:
Apr 12, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Steve Israel
Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Apr 12, 2011
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3317 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 23, 2009

H.R. 3624 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 22, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 12, 2011
Referred to Committee Apr 12, 2011
 
Full Title

To direct the Commissioner of Food and Drugs to revise the Federal regulations applicable to the declaration of the trans fat content of a food on the label and in the labeling of the food when such content is less than 0.5 gram.

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Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

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4/12/2011--Introduced.
Trans Fat Truth in Labeling Act of 2011 - 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.

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