H.R.4544 - A bill to promote the use of food irradiation as a post-harvest treatment for agricultural commodities and for other purposes.98th Congress (1983-1984)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Morrison, Sid [R-WA-4] (Introduced 11/18/1983)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/18/1983 Referred to Subcommittee on Health and the Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4544 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/18/1983)
Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to exclude "sources of radiation" from the definition of food additive.
Subjects food irradiation to the same regulations that apply to raw agricultural commodity pesticide use. Exempts existing regulations from such requirements.