To establish requirements regarding quality dates and safety dates in food labeling, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 19, 2016
Length: 12 pages
May 19, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 19, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 19, 2016
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H.R. 5298 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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