S 229

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 229

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require labeling of genetically engineered fish.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 31, 2011

Mr. BEGICH (for himself, Ms. MURKOWSKI, Mrs. MURRAY, and Mr. WYDEN) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


A BILL

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require labeling of genetically engineered fish.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. AMENDMENT TO THE FEDERAL FOOD, DRUG, AND COSMETIC ACT REGARDING GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON.

    Section 403 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 343) is amended by adding at the end the following:

    `(z) If it contains genetically engineered fish unless the food bears a label stating that fact.'.

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