H.R.270 - Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] (Introduced 01/11/2021)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/02/2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Introduced
Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
- Passed House
- Passed Senate
- To President
- Became Law
Summary: H.R.270 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/11/2021)
Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act
This bill requires the market name of genetically engineered (commonly called genetically modified or GMO) salmon to include Genetically Engineered or GE in front of the existing market name.
The bill also requires the Department of Health and Human Services to ensure that an independent scientific organization reviews the Food and Drug Administration's environmental assessment that supports the approval of a new drug related to AquAdvantage Salmon, a type of genetically engineered salmon.