HR 1332 Costa House Agriculture
Safe Food Enforcement, Assessment, Standards, and Targeting Act of 2009 – Expands the authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to regulate food, including by authorizing the Secretary to: suspend the registration of a food facility; and order a cessation of distribution, or a recall, of food. Requires each food facility to evaluate hazards and implement preventive controls. Directs the Secretary to assess and collect fees related to: food facility re-inspection; food recalls; and the voluntary qualified importer program.
HR 2749 Dingell Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
Requires each food facility to conduct a hazard analysis; implement preventive controls; and implement a food safety plan. Requires the Secretary of HHS to minimize the hazards from food-borne contaminants; inspect facilities at a frequency pursuant to a risk-based schedule; establish a food tracing system; assess fees relating to food facility re-inspection and
HR 875 DeLauro House Agriculture – Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry
Directs the Administrator to: administer a national food safety program; and ensure that persons who produce, process, or distribute food prevent or minimize food safety hazards. Sets forth requirements for the Administrator to carry out such duties, including: requiring food
establishments to adopt preventive process controls; enforcing performance standards for food safety; establishing an inspection program; requiring imported food to meet the same standards as U.S. food; and establishing a national traceability system for food.
S 510 Durbin Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (Passed 11/18/09)
FDA Food Safety Modernization Act – Expands the authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary) to regulate food, including by authorizing the Secretary to suspend the registration of a food facility. Requires each food facility to evaluate hazards and implement preventive controls. Directs the Secretary to assess and collect fees. Requires the Secretary to: identify preventive programs and practices to promote the safety and security of food; promulgate regulations on sanitary food transportation practices; allocate inspection resources based on the risk profile of food facilities or food; and improve the capacity of the Secretary to track and trace raw agricultural commodities.
S 2819 Feinstein Senate Nutrition, Agriculture and Forestry
Processed Food Safety Act of 2009 – Requires processors of food products to certify to the applicable Secretary that the processed food products are not adulterated. Would require each facility registered under section 415 to apply pathogen reduction treatments to each food, as the Secretary determines appropriate, that such facility manufactures, processes, packages, or holds for consumption in the U.S.