H.R.3077 - Foreign Seafood Safety Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] (Introduced 07/18/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/18/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3077 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/18/2007)
Foreign Seafood Safety Act of 2007 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the importation into the United States of any seafood or seafood product capable of use as human food from any foreign country unless: (1) the country applies for, and the Secretary of Health and Human Services issues, a certification finding that the country maintains seafood safety and inspection programs that use reliable analytical methods and that are at least as protective of human health as U.S. programs; and (2) such certification remains in effect.
Directs the Secretary to: (1) periodically review such certifications; (2) revoke such certifications if the country involved is not maintaining seafood safety programs that meet the standards described in this Act; and (3) inspect individual establishments to ensure that the seafood safety programs of the foreign country involved meet such standards.