Summary: H.R.5230 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/25/2002)

Safe and Fair Enforcement and Recall for Meat, Poultry and Food Act (SAFER Meat, Poultry and Food Act) - Amends the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspection Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to: (1) require a person, other than a household consumer, who has reason to believe meat, poultry, or food products to be adulterated or misbranded to so notify the Secretary of Agriculture; and (2) provide the Secretary with authority for voluntary and mandatory nondistribution and recall, withdrawal of inspectors from violating facilities, and civil penalties.