S.1706 - SAFE Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 08/02/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1706 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/02/2017)
John Stringer Rainey Memorial Safeguard American Food Exports Act or the SAFE Act
This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to deem equine (horses and other members of the equidae family) parts to be an unsafe food additive or animal drug.
The bill prohibits the knowing sale or transport of equines or equine parts for human consumption.