Senate Bill S6055A

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Prohibits certain food additives and food color additives

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee


  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-S6055 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6424
Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §199-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
S6055, A6424

2023-S6055 - Summary

Prohibits certain food additives and food color additives beginning January 1, 2025; provides that in an action to enforce compliance, the recognition by the federal food and drug administration of any of these substances as safe may not be alleged as a defense.

2023-S6055 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S6055 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6055
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 27, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- 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  prohib-
   iting certain food additives and food color additives
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The section heading of section 199-a of the agriculture and
 markets law, as amended by chapter 797 of the laws of 1961,  is  amended
 and a new subdivision 5 is added to read as follows:
   Prohibition  as  to  adulterated  or  misbranded food AND CERTAIN FOOD
 ADDITIVES AND FOOD COLOR ADDITIVES.
   5. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY,  ON
 OR  AFTER  JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FIVE, IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL
 FOR ANY  PERSON,  FIRM,  ASSOCIATION,  OR  CORPORATION  TO  MANUFACTURE,
 COMPOUND,  BREW,  DISTILL,  PRODUCE, PROCESS, SELL, DELIVER, DISTRIBUTE,
 HOLD, OFFER OR EXPOSE FOR SALE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SUBSTANCES  AS  FOOD
 ADDITIVES OR FOOD COLOR ADDITIVES OR ANY FOOD OR FOOD PRODUCT CONTAINING
 ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SUBSTANCES:
   (I) BROMINATED VEGETABLE OIL;
   (II) POTASSIUM BROMATE;
   (III) PROPYLPARABEN;
   (IV) RED DYE 3; AND
   (V) TITANIUM DIOXIDE.
   (B)  WITHIN  THIRTY  DAYS  OF  THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE
 COMMISSIONER SHALL AMEND  THE  EXEMPTION  LIST  MAINTAINED  PURSUANT  TO
 SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF  THIS  SECTION TO INDICATE THAT IN THIS STATE THE
 SUBSTANCES PROHIBITED IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT BE DEEMED TO BE SAFE
 FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-
 FIVE.  IN  AN  ACTION  INSTITUTED  BY THE COMMISSIONER UNDER SECTION TWO
 HUNDRED TWO-C OF THIS ARTICLE TO ENFORCE COMPLIANCE WITH  THIS  SUBDIVI-
 SION  OR ANY RULE OR ORDER PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION, THE
 RECOGNITION BY THE FEDERAL FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION OF ANY OF  THESE
 SUBSTANCES AS SAFE MAY NOT BE ALLEGED AS A DEFENSE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
              

2023-S6055A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6424
Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §199-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
S6055, A6424

2023-S6055A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits certain food additives and food color additives beginning January 1, 2025; provides that in an action to enforce compliance, the recognition by the federal food and drug administration of any of these substances as safe may not be alleged as a defense.

2023-S6055A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S6055A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6055--A
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 27, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to prohib-
   iting certain food additives and food color additives
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The section heading of section 199-a of the agriculture and
 markets  law,  as amended by chapter 797 of the laws of 1961, is amended
 and a new subdivision 5 is added to read as follows:
   Prohibition as to adulterated or  misbranded  food  AND  CERTAIN  FOOD
 ADDITIVES AND FOOD COLOR ADDITIVES.
   5.  (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ON
 OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FIVE, IT SHALL  BE  UNLAWFUL
 FOR  ANY  PERSON,  FIRM,  ASSOCIATION,  OR  CORPORATION  TO MANUFACTURE,
 COMPOUND, BREW, DISTILL, PRODUCE, PROCESS,  SELL,  DELIVER,  DISTRIBUTE,
 HOLD,  OFFER  OR EXPOSE FOR SALE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SUBSTANCES AS FOOD
 ADDITIVES OR FOOD COLOR ADDITIVES OR ANY FOOD OR FOOD PRODUCT CONTAINING
 ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SUBSTANCES:
   (I) BROMINATED VEGETABLE OIL;
   (II) POTASSIUM BROMATE;
   (III) PROPYLPARABEN;
   (IV) RED DYE 3; AND
   (V) TITANIUM DIOXIDE.
   (B) WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION,  THE
 COMMISSIONER  SHALL  AMEND  THE  EXEMPTION  LIST  MAINTAINED PURSUANT TO
 SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION TO INDICATE THAT  IN  THIS  STATE  THE
 SUBSTANCES PROHIBITED IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT BE DEEMED TO BE SAFE
 FOR  HUMAN  CONSUMPTION  ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-
 FIVE. IN AN ACTION INSTITUTED BY  THE  COMMISSIONER  UNDER  SECTION  TWO
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10205-05-3
              

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