Text: H.R.3540 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/17/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3540


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.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 17, 2015

Mr. Cárdenas (for himself and Ms. Norton) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture


A BILL

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.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Farm to Table Safety Act”.

SEC. 2. Food safety education initiatives.

Section 10105(a) of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 7655a(a)) is amended—

(1) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by inserting “, including farm workers,” after “industry”;

(2) in paragraph (1), by striking “and” at the end;

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

(4) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

“(3) practices that prevent bacterial contamination of food, how to identify sources of food contamination, and other means of decreasing food contamination.”.


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