Apr 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 24, 2013
Length: 8 pages
About the bill
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that genetically engineered food and foods that contains genetically engineered ingredients be labeled accordingly.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
The bill would require clear labeling for any food that was genetically engineered or contains at least one genetically engineered ingredient to be clearly labeled.
Senator Barbara Boxer [D-CA] and Congressman Peter DeFazio [D-OR4] introduced identical bills to their respective houses in order to bring FDA labeling policy in line with 21st century food technologies. Both bills have bipartisan cosponsors ...
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 913.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1699 — 113th Congress: Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1699
“H.R. 1699 — 113th Congress: Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. August 31, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1699>
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