Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

(H.R. 1599)

This legislation would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate the distribution and labeling related to bioengineered foods (often referred to as genetically modified foods, or GMOs).

Status: Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.-4) introduced H.R. 1599 on March 25, 2015, and it was referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health and the House Committee on Agriculture’s Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research.

AVMA Position: Under Review
Primary Contact: Dr. Ashley Morgan