Text: S.3435 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/27/2010)


111th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 3435


To amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act to revise the definition of the term “adulterated” to include contamination with E. coli.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 27 (legistlative day, May 26), 2010

Mrs. Gillibrand introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry


A BILL

To amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act to revise the definition of the term “adulterated” to include contamination with E. coli.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Definition of adulterated.

Section 1(m) of the Federal Meat Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 601(m)) is amended—

(1) in paragraph (8), by striking “or” at the end;

(2) in paragraph (9), by striking the period at the end and inserting “; or”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

“(10) if it is contaminated with enterohemorrhagic (EHEC) Shiga toxin-producing serotypes of Escherichia coli (E. coli).”.