To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Commissioner of Food and Drugs, to work through the Codex process to review and update internationally recognized standards for infant formula to ensure that such standards are consistent with the requirements applicable to the importation of infant formula into the United States.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 11, 2022
Length: 2 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on May 11, 2022, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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29 Cosponsors (29 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Miller-Meeks Joins Bill to Strengthen and Stabilize Domestic Formula Supply”
— Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks [R-IA1] (Co-sponsor) on May 31, 2022
May 11, 2022
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H.R. 7718 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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