Aquaculture Issues

Issue Summaries for the 113th Congress


H.R. 584/S. 248, Genetically Engineered Fish Labeling
This legislation amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require labeling of genetically engineered fish

Learn more in AVMA's issue brief on H.R. 584/S. 248>>

Status: U.S. Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska-At Large) introduced H.R. 584 on Feb. 8, 2013, and it was referred to the House Subcommittee on Health. U.S. Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) introduced S. 248 on Feb. 7, 2013, and it was referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

AVMA Position: Nonsupport
Primary Contact: Dr. Ashley Morgan