H.R. 584: To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require labeling of genetically engineered fish.

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Feb 06, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 584

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 6, 2013

(for himself, Mr. Jones, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Thompson of California, and Mr. Huffman) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require labeling of genetically engineered fish.

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Amendment to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act regarding genetically engineered salmon

Section 403 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 343) is further amended by adding at the end the following:

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If it contains genetically engineered fish unless the food bears a label stating that the food contains genetically engineered fish.

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