H. R. 2267
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 10, 2019
Ms. Meng (for herself and Ms. Kuster of New Hampshire) 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 2019.
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:
the use by date of such infant formula, as specified in the labeling of such formula 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.