H.R. 4346 (112th): REAL Beef Act


Mar 30, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 30, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Chellie Pingree

Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act so that labels on packages of meat include a statement on whether the meat contains lean finely textured beef.

Summary (CRS)

3/30/2012--Introduced.Requiring Easy and Accurate Labeling of Beef Act or the REAL Beef Act - Amends the Federal Meat Inspection Act to require a package or other container of meat at ... Read more >

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Mar 30, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4346”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


15 cosponsors (15D) (show)
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