H. R. 2791
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 6, 2017
Ms. Meng introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to treat infant formula as adulterated if its use-by date has passed.
This Act may be cited as the
Infant Formula Protection Act of 2017.
Expired infant formula
Section 412(a) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 350a(a)) is amended—
in paragraph (2), by striking
or at the end;
in paragraph (3), by striking the period at the end and inserting
, or; and
by adding at the end the following:
such infant formula’s use-by date, as specified in the formula’s labeling in accordance with section 107.20 of title 21, Code of Federal Regulations (or any successor regulations), has passed.
The amendment made by subsection (a) applies beginning on the date that is 6 months after the date of enactment of this Act.