H.R.4031 - A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that certain foods intended for human consumption be labeled to show the amount of sodium and potassium they contain.97th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Neal Edward [D-IA-4] (Introduced 06/25/1981)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/25/1981 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4031 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/25/1981)
Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to state that a food intended for human consumption shall be deemed misbranded unless it is labeled to show the amount of sodium and potassium it contains when in excess of a certain amount of milligrams. Permits the Secretary of Health and Human Services to exempt a food from such requirement by requiring the information to be prominently displayed in close proximity to the place of display or sale of such food.
Exempts from such labeling requirements any manufacturer of such foods whose total annual sale are less than a specified amount.