Consumer protection bill
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
HR 2621 moves to Senate after passing House June 11 by voice vote. Measure would amend the Federal Anti-Tampering Act by making it a crime to "knowingly stamp, print, place or insert any writing in or on any consumer product...prior to its sale" without consent of the product's manufacturer, distributor or retailer. Consumer Product Protection Act of 2002, introduced last July by Rep. Melissa Hart (D-Penn.) and amended May 8, was spurred by recent product tampering cases primarily in the food industry...
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