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HB19-1102

Nonanimal And Lab-grown Meat Misbranding

Concerning the definitions applicable to the misbranding of food, and, in connection therewith, prohibiting labeling food that does not come from animals as "meat" or terms that describe meat and requiring cultured meat labeling to display notice of its origin.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subjects:
Agriculture
Public Health
Bill Summary

The bill states that food is misbranded as "meat" or a cut of meat if it does not come from animals and that lab-grown meat is misbranded as "meat" or a cut of meat unless these terms are not modified by "lab-grown" or "artificially cultured".
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. K. Lewis, Rep. R. Pelton
Sen. J. Ginal, Sen. J. Sonnenberg

Sponsor

Rep. R. Bockenfeld, Rep. M. Catlin

Co-sponsor