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Official Title as Introduced

A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare to halt the sales and distribution of food, drug, and cosmetics adulterated or misbranded in a manner which presents an imminent hazard to the public health and to require their recall or destruction, as may be appropriate.


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05/15/1974Introduced in House

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05/15/1974Referred to House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/15/1974Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Interstate and Foreign Commerce05/15/1974 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/15/1974)

Authorizes the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare to halt the sales and distribution of food, drugs, and cosmetics adulterated or misbranded in a manner which presents an imminent hazard to the public health. Requires the recall or destruction, as may be appropriate, of such drugs, cosmetics, or food. Sets forth civil penalties for violation of the provisions of this Act.