Summary: H.R.4576 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/15/2004)

Food Promotion Act of 2004 - Amends the Agricultural Marketing of 1946 to replace current mandatory country of origin labeling requirements with voluntary country of origin labeling programs for: (1) meat and meat products; (2) wild fish, wild shellfish, farm-raised fish, farm-raised shellfish, and related products; and (3) perishable agricultural commodities.

Sets forth: (1) limitations on use of United States country of origin labels; and (2) civil penalties for program violations.