Federal - HR 4755

A bill to establish the Food Safety Administration to protect the public health by preventing foodborne illness, ensuring the safety of food, improving research on contaminants leading to foodborne illness and the chronic health outcomes associated with foodborne illnesses, improving the surveillance of foodborne pathogens (including foodborne pathogens identified as antibiotic resistant), and improving security of food from intentional contamination, and for other purposes.

Introduced

October 18, 2019

Description

A bill to establish the Food Safety Administration to protect the public health by preventing foodborne illness, ensuring the safety of food, improving research on contaminants leading to foodborne illness and the chronic health outcomes associated with foodborne illnesses, improving the surveillance of foodborne pathogens (including foodborne pathogens identified as antibiotic resistant), and improving security of food from intentional contamination, and for other purposes.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 2

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  • Dec. 17, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Sherman, (D-Calif.)
  • Oct. 18, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 1

    Meng, (D-N.Y.)
  • Oct. 18, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: House Agriculture, House Energy and Commerce.Congressional Record p. H8258