New Cosponsor — Nov 16, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Michael Michaud [D-ME2, 2003-2014]
The bill now has 31 cosponsors (30 Democrats, 1 Republican).
Dec 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on December 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 2, 2011
Length: 43 pages
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.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 23, 2010
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3553 — 112th Congress: Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3553
“H.R. 3553 — 112th Congress: Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. July 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3553>
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