S.1155 - National Uniformity for Food Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Roberts, Pat [R-KS] (Introduced 05/27/1999)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 106-504|
|Latest Action:||10/17/2000 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 951. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1155 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.
Reported to Senate amended (10/17/2000)
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.