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H.R. 4749: Truth in Certification for Foreign Food Ingredients Act

To amend the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978 to establish a program to enhance transparency and traceability of food products and ingredients that are exported to the United States in order to protect American consumers and American food manufacturers against mislabeling, adulteration, and fraud.

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Sponsor and status

Darren Soto

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 9, 2018
Length: 5 pages

Jan 9, 2018


Introduced on Jan 9, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 9, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Jan 9, 2018

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H.R. 4749 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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