H. R. 8054
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 14, 2022
Mr. Diaz-Balart (for himself, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Mrs. Murphy of Florida, Mrs. Cammack, Mr. Webster of Florida, Ms. Salazar, Mr. Soto, Mr. Lawson of Florida, Mr. Posey, Mr. Rutherford, Mr. Steube, Mr. C. Scott Franklin of Florida, Mr. Gimenez, Mr. Crist, and Mr. Buchanan) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To modify the minimum required weight of orange juice soluble solids.
This Act may be cited as the
Defending Domestic Orange Juice Production Act.
Revision of pasteurized orange juice standards
Effective on the date of enactment of this Act, the standard of identity for
pasteurized orange juice, established in section 146.140 of title 21, Code of Federal Regulations, shall be deemed to require finished pasteurized orange juice to contain not less than 10.0 percent by weight of orange juice soluble solids, exclusive of the solids of any added optional sweetening ingredients.
Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit the authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to promulgate regulations to amend the standard of identity for pasteurized orange juice.