New Cosponsor — Jul 9, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3]
The bill now has 15 cosponsors (15 Democrats).
Mar 30, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 30, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2012
Length: 2 pages
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.
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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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4346 — 112th Congress: REAL Beef Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4346
“H.R. 4346 — 112th Congress: REAL Beef Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4346>
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