MS HB657 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Require Cell-cultured Meat Or Lab-grown Meat To Be Labeled As Such At The Point Of Final Purchase; To Prohibit The False Advertisement For The Sale, Solicitation, Offer To Sell Or Selling Of Meat, Meat Products Or Cell-cultured Meat Or Lab-grown Meat; To Prohibit Person Making The Advertisement From Engaging In Any Misleading Or Deceptive Practices; To Define Certain Terms; To Prescribe Penalties For Violations Of The Requirement To Label Meat Or Meat Products As Authentically Natural Meat Or Cell-cultured Meat Or Lab-grown Meat; To Exempt Licensed Retail Establishments With A Permanent Place Of Business Which Have An Inventory Of Grocery Products Other Than Meat, Meat Products Or Cell-cultured Meat Or Lab-grown Meat With A Wholesale Value In Excess Of $15,000.00 From The Provisions Of This Act; To Amend Sections 69-1-303, 69-1-305, 69-1-307, 69-1-315 And 69-1-317, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity To The Preceding Provisions; To Bring Forward Sections 69-1-301, 69-1-309, 69-1-311, 69-1-313 And 69-1-319, Mississippi Code Of 1972, For The Purpose Of Possible Amendments; And For Related Purposes.

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Cell-cultured meat or lab-grown meat; require to be labeled as such at point of final purchase in retail establishments.



2019-02-05HouseDied In Committee
2019-01-16HouseReferred To Agriculture

Mississippi State Sources

Bill Comments 750