senate Bill S5396

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the misbranding of food products not containing meat

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 03, 2021 referred to agriculture

S5396 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §201-j, Ag & Mkts L

S5396 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the misbranding of food products not containing meat; establishes a food product shall be deemed to be misbranded if the food product is labeled or branded in a false, deceptive or misleading manner that misrepresents the product as meat, meat food product or poultry.

S5396 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5396 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5396
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture
 
 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets  law,  in  relation  to  the
   misbranding of food products not containing meat
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
 section 201-j to read as follows:
   §  201-J.  MISBRANDING  OF  FOOD  PRODUCTS NOT CONTAINING MEAT. A FOOD
 PRODUCT SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE MISBRANDED IF THE FOOD PRODUCT IS  LABELED
 OR BRANDED IN A FALSE, DECEPTIVE OR MISLEADING MANNER THAT MISREPRESENTS
 THE  PRODUCT  AS MEAT OR MEAT FOOD PRODUCT AS THOSE TERMS ARE DEFINED IN
 SECTION NINETY-SIX-G OF THIS CHAPTER OR AS POULTRY AS DEFINED IN SECTION
 NINETY-B OF THIS CHAPTER.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
 it shall have become a law.  Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
 ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
 tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be made on or
 before such date.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09718-01-1


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