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S. 1124: A bill to require the establishment of a working group to evaluate the food safety threat posed by beef and poultry imported from Brazil, and for other purposes.


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Apr 10, 2019.


This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a working group to (1) evaluate the food safety threat posed by beef and poultry imported from Brazil, and (2) make recommendations regarding whether or not the importation of beef and poultry from Brazil should be permitted. The bill also suspends imports of beef and poultry from Brazil until the working group submits its recommendations to USDA.