S. 425 - Food Safety and Tracking Improvement Act

Agriculture and food. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the establishment of a traceability system for food, to amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspections Act, the Egg Products Inspection Act, and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for improved public health and food safety through enhanced enforcement, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the establishment of a traceability system for food, to amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspections Act, the Egg Products Inspection Act, and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for improved public health and food safety through enhanced enforcement, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
 
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Food Safety and Tracking Improvement Act

S. 425 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the establishment of a traceability system for food, to amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspections Act, the Egg Products Inspection Act, and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for improved public health and food safety through enhanced enforcement, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the establishment of a traceability system for food, to amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspections Act, the Egg Products Inspection Act, and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for improved public health and food safety through enhanced enforcement, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Food Safety and Tracking Improvement Act
Sponsor
Sherrod Brown
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Agriculture and food
    • Administrative remedies
    • Advisory bodies
    • Business records
    • Civil actions and liability
    • Food supply, safety, and labeling
    • Government information and archives
    • Meat
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    Major Actions
    Introduced2/12/2009
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/12/2009
    2/12/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
    2/12/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S2236)
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from Veterinarians, which…

    supported this bill

    Veterinarians$627,850
    $627,850

    1 Organization Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Food Safety and Tracking Improvement Act

    1 organization supported this bill

    American Veterinary Medical Association
    Shelton, Dr. Ashley (2009, December 1). Issue Brief. Retrieved January 15, 2010, from avma.org.

    1 organization opposed this bill

    Natural Solutions Foundation
    Laibow, Rima E. MD (n.d.). HR 2749 [HR875/S425]: Farm to Fork Food Fascism Comes to America . Retrieved January 15, 2010, from Health Freedom USA.org.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from Veterinarians interest groups, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$5,900$0
    John BarrassoRWY$2,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$14,000$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$2,000$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$5,400$0
    Bob BennettRUT$10,000$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$4,000$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$4,000$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$9,700$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$5,000$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$5,000$0
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$14,500$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$200$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$0
    Ben CardinDMD$1,000$0
    Tom CarperDDE$400$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$9,700$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$18,000$0
    Tom CoburnROK$4,000$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$8,000$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,000$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$7,300$0
    John CornynRTX$6,250$0
    Mike CrapoRID$10,000$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$2,500$0
    Chris DoddDCT$5,000$0
    Byron DorganDND$5,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$11,300$0
    John EnsignRNV$19,800$0
    Mike EnziRWY$8,000$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$9,200$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$6,000$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,400$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$2,000$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,150$0
    Judd GreggRNH$4,000$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$8,800$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$14,250$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$5,000$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$7,600$0
    Jim InhofeROK$2,500$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$5,000$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$10,750$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$10,500$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$12,500$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$13,450$0
    John F. KerryDMA$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$3,000$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$2,550$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$8,200$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$2,200$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$8,000$0
    Carl LevinDMI$2,000$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$6,500$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$21,050$0
    Dick LugarRIN$8,000$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$2,000$0
    John McCainRAZ$7,400$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$2,350$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$17,000$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$5,600$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$11,000$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$4,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$6,950$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$12,200$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$10,450$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$7,000$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,000$0
    Harry ReidDNV$27,200$0
    Jim RischRID$2,500$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$8,700$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$2,000$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$2,000$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$5,200$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$3,400$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,000$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$2,000$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$3,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$7,250$0
    Jon TesterDMT$10,300$0
    John ThuneRSD$10,250$0
    Mark UdallDCO$1,000$0
    Tom UdallDNM$1,000$0
    David VitterRLA$16,000$0
    George VoinovichROH$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,000$0
    Jim WebbDVA$3,800$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$250$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$4,300$0
    Ron WydenDOR$25,200$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$5,900$0
    John BarrassoRWY$2,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$14,000$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$2,000$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$5,400$0
    Bob BennettRUT$10,000$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$4,000$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$4,000$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$9,700$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$5,000$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$5,000$0
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$14,500$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$200$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$0
    Ben CardinDMD$1,000$0
    Tom CarperDDE$400$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$9,700$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$18,000$0
    Tom CoburnROK$4,000$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$8,000$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,000$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$7,300$0
    John CornynRTX$6,250$0
    Mike CrapoRID$10,000$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$2,500$0
    Chris DoddDCT$5,000$0
    Byron DorganDND$5,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$11,300$0
    John EnsignRNV$19,800$0
    Mike EnziRWY$8,000$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$9,200$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$6,000$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,400$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$2,000$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,150$0
    Judd GreggRNH$4,000$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$8,800$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$14,250$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$5,000$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$7,600$0
    Jim InhofeROK$2,500$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$5,000$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$10,750$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$10,500$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$12,500$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$13,450$0
    John F. KerryDMA$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$3,000$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$2,550$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$8,200$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$2,200$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$8,000$0
    Carl LevinDMI$2,000$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$6,500$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$21,050$0
    Dick LugarRIN$8,000$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$2,000$0
    John McCainRAZ$7,400$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$2,350$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$17,000$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$5,600$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$11,000$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$4,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$6,950$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$12,200$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$10,450$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$7,000$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,000$0
    Harry ReidDNV$27,200$0
    Jim RischRID$2,500$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$8,700$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$2,000$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$2,000$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$5,200$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$3,400$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,000$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$2,000$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$3,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$7,250$0
    Jon TesterDMT$10,300$0
    John ThuneRSD$10,250$0
    Mark UdallDCO$1,000$0
    Tom UdallDNM$1,000$0
    David VitterRLA$16,000$0
    George VoinovichROH$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,000$0
    Jim WebbDVA$3,800$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$250$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$4,300$0
    Ron WydenDOR$25,200$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Veterinarians$627,850

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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