H.R.1121 - Country of Origin Meat Labeling Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pomeroy, Earl [D-ND-At Large] (Introduced 03/20/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||03/26/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Horticulture.|
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Summary: H.R.1121 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Country of Origin Meat Labeling Act of 2001 - Amends the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to require country of origin information to be provided by retailers of beef, pork, and lamb to consumers at the final point of sale. Exempts food service establishments from such requirement.
Introduced in House (03/20/2001)
States that U.S. designation of origin may only be used if the article is exclusively from an animal born raised, and slaughtered in the United States.