H.R.4576 - Food Promotion Act of 2004108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] (Introduced 06/15/2004)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||07/22/2004 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4576 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.