S.216 - Food Safety Accountability Act of 2011

A bill to increase criminal penalties for certain knowing and international violations relating to food that is misbranded or adulterated. view all titles (5)

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  • Official: A bill to increase criminal penalties for certain knowing and international violations relating to food that is misbranded or adulterated. as introduced.
  • Short: Food Safety Accountability Act of 2011 as introduced.
  • Short: Food Safety Accountability Act of 2011 as reported to senate.
  • Official: A bill to increase criminal penalties for certain knowing and intentional violations relating to food that is misbranded or adulterated. as introduced.
  • Short: Food Safety Accountability Act of 2011 as passed senate.

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Official Summary

Food Safety Accountability Act of 2011 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to impose a fine and/or a prison term of up to 10 years for knowingly and intentionally to defraud or mislead, and with conscious or reckless disregard of a risk of death or serious bodily injury: (1) i

Official Summary

Food Safety Accountability Act of 2011 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to impose a fine and/or a prison term of up to 10 years for knowingly and intentionally to defraud or mislead, and with conscious or reckless disregard of a risk of death or serious bodily injury:
(1) introducing into or receiving or delivering in interstate commerce any food, drug, device, tobacco product, or cosmetic that is adulterated or misbranded;
(2) adulterating or misbranding any such item in interstate commerce; or
(3) altering, mutilating, destroying, obliterating, or removing labeling of such item while it is held for sale after shipment in interstate commerce resulting in such item being adulterated or misbranded.

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  • Alliance for Natural Health
  • Natural Solutions Foundation


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