Text: H.R.520 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/08/2011)


112th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 520

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require labeling of genetically engineered fish.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 8, 2011

Mr. Young of Alaska (for himself, Mr. Wu, Mr. Jones, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Stark, Mr. Holt, and Mr. Polis) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require labeling of genetically engineered fish.

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

SECTION 1. Amendment to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act regarding genetically engineered salmon.

Section 403 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 343) is further amended by adding at the end the following:

“(z) If it contains genetically engineered fish unless the food bears a label stating that the food contains genetically engineered fish.”.