H.R.2117 - FASTER Act of 2020116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] (Introduced 04/08/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce | Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 116-581|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/18/2020 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2117 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House (11/17/2020)
Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2020 or the FASTER Act of 2020
This bill directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand data collection of information related to food allergies and specific allergens and revises the definition of major allergen to specifically include sesame. The Department of Health and Human Services may designate additional food ingredients as major allergens based on the prevalence and severity of allergic reactions through regulation.
The Food and Drug Administration must report on specified information regarding food allergies.