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SB 1708: Labeling of Beef


Labeling of Beef; Requiring persons or entities operating restaurants, eating places, markets, or packinghouses to mark beef containing “pink slime” with certain words; authorizing enforcement by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Department of Business and Professional Regulation; providing criminal penalties, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Agriculture
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Agriculture (AG)
  2. Regulated Industries (RI)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/2/2013 Senate • Filed
3/7/2013 Senate • Referred to Agriculture; Regulated Industries; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 180
• Introduced -SJ 180
3/13/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 03/18/13, 1:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Agriculture