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Official Title as Introduced

To appropriate funds for the provision of emergency financial assistance to producers and first handlers of fresh tomatoes for losses incurred as a result of the removal of fresh tomatoes and products containing fresh tomatoes from the market and other actions undertaken in response to a public health advisory regarding tomatoes issued by the Food and Drug Administration in June 2008.

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07/23/2008Introduced in House

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10/03/2008Referred to the Subcommittee on Horticulture and Organic Agriculture.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
07/23/2008Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/23/2008Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Agriculture07/23/2008 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Horticulture and Organic Agriculture10/03/2008 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/23/2008)

Appropriates funds to the Secretary of Agriculture for payments to growers and first handlers of fresh tomatoes that experienced crop and/or market losses resulting from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Public Health Advisory issued on June 7, 2008.

Limits payments to not more than 75% of the greater of: (1) the value of the unmarketed tomatoes; and (2) the actual loss incurred by the grower or handler.