S.1300 - Food Promotion Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Santorum, Rick [R-PA] (Introduced 06/23/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||06/23/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1300 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.