Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
02/07/2020          

Truth in Buffalo Labeling Act

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02/07/2020 Introduced in House Open

            




116 HR 5818 IH: Truth in Buffalo Labeling Act
U.S. House of Representatives
2020-02-07
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I116th CONGRESS2d SessionH. R. 5818IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESFebruary 7, 2020Mr. Perlmutter (for himself and Mr. Long) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and CommerceA BILLTo provide clarification regarding the common or usual name for bison and compliance with section 403 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and for other purposes.
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This Act may be cited as the Truth in Buffalo Labeling Act.
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Common or usual name for North American bison
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) (1)Subject to subparagraph (2), if it is a food that is or contains any animal in the genus Bubalus and the labeling uses the term buffalo as a common or usual name for the food, unless the term used in the labeling of that food is water buffalo. (2)Subparagraph (1) shall not be construed as prohibiting the use of the term buffalo as a common or usual name for the animal Bison bison bison (commonly known as the plains bison), or the animal Bison bison athabascae (commonly known as the wood bison)..

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Ed Perlmutter D-CO 02/07/2020 Sponsor
Carol Miller R-WV 02/27/2020 Cosponsor
James McGovern D-MA 02/27/2020 Cosponsor
Billy Long R-MO 02/07/2020 Cosponsor
Date Branch Action
02/07/2020 President Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.Action By: House of Representatives
02/07/2020 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
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Long) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and CommerceA BILLTo provide clarification regarding the common or usual name for bison and compliance with section 403 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and for other purposes

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Long) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and CommerceA BILLTo provide clarification regarding the common or usual name for bison and compliance with section 403 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and for other purposes

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