H.R.2117 - FASTER Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] (Introduced 04/08/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/11/2020 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2117 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/08/2019)
Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2019 or the FASTER Act of 2019
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 and the National Institutes of Health must report on specified information regarding food allergies.