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Reported to Senate amended (10/17/2000)

National Uniformity for Food Act of 2000 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) to prohibit any State or political subdivision from establishing or maintaining in interstate commerce any requirement for dietary supplement and food labeling or food adulteration that is not identical to specified FDCA provisions.

Prohibits any State or political subdivision from establishing or continuing in effect any food-related notification requirement that provides for a safety warning that is not identical to FDCA provisions. Allows a State to: (1) petition for an exemption or a national standard regarding any FDCA or Fair Packaging and Labeling Act requirement; and (2) establish a requirement that would otherwise violate FDCA provisions relating to national uniform nutrition labeling if needed to address an imminent health hazard.