H.R. 48 (96th): A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Agriculture from prohibiting the use of nitrites as a food preservative on the basis of any carcinogenic effect nitrites may be represented to have until a satisfactory substitute preservative is commercially available.
Jan 15, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 15, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 6th congressional district
- See Instead:
H.R. 3544 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Apr 9, 1979
H.R. 1879 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Feb 5, 1979
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- 1/15/1979--Introduced.Prohibits the Secretary of Agriculture from taking any action under the Wholesome Meat Act or any other law to prohibit the sale, distribution, or use of nitrites as a food ...
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