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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Farm to Table Safety Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to make improvements to the food safety education program carried out under such Act, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
09/17/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
10/05/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
09/17/2015Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/17/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 09/17/2015

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Agriculture09/17/2015 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research10/05/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/17/2015)

Farm to Table Safety Act

This bill amends the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to modify the food safety education program authorized in the Act. The bill requires the Department of Agriculture to: (1) include farm workers in the program, and (2) expand the scope of the program to include practices that prevent bacterial contamination of food, methods of identifying sources of food contamination, and other means of decreasing food contamination.