Summary: H.R.5728 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5728. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/30/2020)

Food Safety Modernization for Innovative Technologies Act

This bill provides statutory authority for joint agency jurisdiction over food intended for humans that is produced using animal cell culture technology.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shall oversee tissue collection, cell lines, and cell banks.

The FDA shall regulate food derived from cell lines of animals other than livestock or poultry, and the Department of Agriculture shall regulate food derived from cell lines of livestock and poultry.