H.R.6379 - Spinach Research and Recovery Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-17] (Introduced 12/06/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||12/06/2006 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.|
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Summary: H.R.6379 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/06/2006)
Spinach Research and Recovery Act of 2006 - Authorizes additional appropriations, for the purpose of conducting and supporting applied research to enhance the safety of perishable agricultural commodities for consumers, for: (1) the Agricultural Research Service: (2) the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service; and (3) the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to make payments (not to exceed 75% of the value of the unmarketed spinach crop) to growers and first handlers of fresh spinach that were unable to market spinach crops as a result of the Food and Drug Administration Public Health Advisory issued on September 14, 2006.