IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
August 5, 2021
Mr. Rounds (for himself, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Booker, Mr. Daines, Mr. Hagerty, Mrs. Hyde-Smith, Ms. Lummis, and Mr. Thune) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
To amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act to modify requirements for a meat food product of cattle to bear a
Product of U.S.A. label, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
U.S.A. Beef Act.
Product of U.S.A. label for beef
Section 7 of the Federal Meat Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 607) is amended by adding at the end the following:
Product of the United States label for beef
Subject to paragraph (2), the label of meat of cattle or a meat food product of cattle may bear the phrase
Product of U.S.A., or any substantially similar word or phrase, only if the meat or meat food product is exclusively derived from 1 or more cattle exclusively born, raised, and slaughtered in the United States.
Paragraph (1) shall not apply to meat of cattle or a meat food product of cattle that is intended and offered for export to a foreign country.