Summary: H.R.3071 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (08/01/1989)

Comprehensive Food Safety Act of 1989 - Transfers to the Secretary of Agriculture food inspection functions and personnel of: (1) the Secretary of Health and Human Services carried out by the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; and (2) the Secretary of the Interior under the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 as transferred by the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956.

Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to make rules with respect to such transfers, including the establishment of a single agency within the Department of Agriculture to carry out such functions and the functions of the Food Safety Inspection Service.