assembly Bill A4570

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to using the term human food grade for certain pet food

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Feb 04, 2021 referred to agriculture

A4570 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3212
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§130 & 131, Ag & Mkts L

A4570 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits commercial feed manufacturers to use the term "human food grade" for certain pet food if it conforms to certain state and federal standards.

A4570 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4570
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Agriculture
 
 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in  relation  to  using
   the term "human food grade" for certain pet food
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Section 130 of the agriculture and markets law  is  amended
 by adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
   3.  (A)  A  REGISTRANT  MAY APPLY TO THE COMMISSIONER FOR DESIGNATION,
 INCLUDING A RENEWAL OF A DESIGNATION, OF A PET FOOD AS HUMAN FOOD GRADE.
 AN APPLICATION FOR THE DESIGNATION SHALL BE MADE ON A FORM PRESCRIBED BY
 THE COMMISSIONER AND SHALL BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN APPLICATION FEE  OF  ONE
 HUNDRED  DOLLARS.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  APPROVE THE APPLICATION AND
 GRANT THE DESIGNATION IF IT DEMONSTRATES THE FOLLOWING TO THE  SATISFAC-
 TION OF THE COMMISSIONER:
   (I) THE PET FOOD IS PRODUCED IN FACILITIES THAT ABIDE BY UNITED STATES
 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ("USDA") CRITERIA AND INSPECTION RULES AND ARE
 LISTED  ON THE USDA MEAT, POULTRY AND EGG PRODUCT INSPECT (MPI) DIRECTO-
 RY.
   (II) EACH INGREDIENT AND THE RESULTING PRODUCT  ARE  STORED,  HANDLED,
 PROCESSED,  AND  TRANSPORTED  UNDER CURRENT GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES
 SPECIFIED IN 21 CFR PART 117 SUBPART B.
   (III) A CONTINUING LETTER OF GUARANTEE AND WARRANTY FROM EACH SUPPLIER
 OF EACH INGREDIENT USED IN SUCH PRODUCT, THAT  THE  INGREDIENT,  TO  THE
 EXTENT  IT IS UNDER CONTROL OF THE SUPPLIER, CONFORMS WITH SUBPARAGRAPHS
 (I) AND (II) OF THIS PARAGRAPH AND IS SUITABLE FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION.
   (IV) A LIST OF EVERY INGREDIENT IN THE PET FOOD.
   (B) THE COMMISSIONER MAY SUSPEND  OR  REVOKE  THE  DESIGNATION,  AFTER
 WRITTEN  NOTICE  TO THE REGISTRANT AND AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD, WHEN:
 (I) ANY STATEMENT IN THE APPLICATION WAS FALSE OR  MISLEADING;  OR  (II)
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02745-01-1