H.Res.926 - Recognizing the importance of food, product safety, and U.S. trade policy.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Sutton, Betty [D-OH-13] (Introduced 01/16/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||01/16/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.926 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/16/2008)
Recognizes: (1) the relationship between free trade agreements and the increase of imports; (2) that adoption of additional trade agreements will likely significantly increase the number of products and food our nation imports; (3) that current U.S. trade policies must be improved to adequately ensure the safety of imported food and products; (4) the link between current U.S. trade policies and the increase in tainted imported food and unsafe products; (5) that the percentage of food imports currently inspected by the United States is inadequate and poses a risk to American families; and (6) the need to ensure the safety of imported food before additional trade agreements are ratified.
Encourages: (1) federal agencies charged with keeping imported food safe to step up inspections; and (2) greater vigilance by federal agencies in ensuring imported products and food are safe.