Summary: S.1300 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (06/23/2005)

Food Promotion Act of 2005 - 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 U.S. country of origin labels; and (2) civil penalties for program violations.