H.R. 1487 (112th): Poison-Free Poultry 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
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3624 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 22, 2009

 
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 amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ban the use of the arsenic compound known as roxarsone as a food additive.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

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4/12/2011--Introduced.
Poison-Free Poultry Act of 2011 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to deem the arsenic compound known as roxarsone to be an unsafe food additive.

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