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SB 152 - Establishes Definitions for Meat and Beef - Louisiana Key Vote

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Issues Related to SB 152

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishes Definitions for Meat and Beef

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (31-7) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Definitions for Meat and Beef

Vote Result
Yea Votes
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes definitions for meat and beef products.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits anyone from intentionally misbranding or misrepresenting any food product as an agricultural product through any of the following activities (Sec. 1):

    • Affixing a label to a food product that is false or misleading;

    • Selling a food product under the name of an agricultural product; or 

    • Representing a food product as an agricultural product. 

  • Defines “agricultural product” as any beef, pork, poultry, crawfish, meat, sugar, or rice product that is edible by humans (Sec. 1). 

  • Defines “food product” as any edible product sold or offered for retail sale that is intended for human consumption (Sec. 1). 

  • Defines “beef” as the flesh of a domesticated bovine that is edible by humans (Sec 1).

  • Defines “meat” as a portion of a beef, pork, poultry, alligator, farm-raised deer, turtle, domestic rabbit, crawfish, or shrimp carcass that is edible by humans, but does not include the following (Sec. 1):

    • Synthetic product derived from a plant, insect, or other source; or 

    • Cell cultured food product grown in a laboratory from animal cells.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (62-29) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Definitions for Meat and Beef

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes definitions for meat and beef products.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits anyone from intentionally misbranding or misrepresenting any food product as an agricultural product through any of the following activities (Sec. 1):

    • Affixing a label to a food product that is false or misleading;

    • Selling a food product under the name of an agricultural product; or 

    • Representing a food product as an agricultural product. 

  • Defines “agricultural product” as any beef, pork, poultry, crawfish, meat, sugar, or rice product that is edible by humans (Sec. 1). 

  • Defines “food product” as any edible product sold or offered for retail sale that is intended for human consumption (Sec. 1). 

  • Defines “beef” as the flesh of a domesticated bovine that is edible by humans (Sec 1).

  • Defines “meat” as a portion of a beef, pork, poultry, alligator, farm-raised deer, turtle, domestic rabbit, crawfish, or shrimp carcass that is edible by humans, but does not include the following (Sec. 1):

    • Synthetic product derived from a plant, insect, or other source; or 

    • Cell cultured food product grown in a laboratory from animal cells.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (34-0) -

Title: Establishes Definitions for Meat and Beef

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishes Definitions for Meat and Beef

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