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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedJuly 23rd, 2009

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Title

Trans Fat Truth in Labeling Act of 2009

Official Title

To direct the Commissioner of Food and Drugs to revise the Federal regulations applicable to the declaration of the trans fat content of a food on the label and in the labeling of the food when such content is less than 0.5 gram.

Summary

Trans Fat Truth in Labeling Act of 2009 - Directs the Commissioner of Food and Drugs (FDA) to promulgate a final regulation revising federal nutrition labeling regulations to require the label of a food that has less than .5 grams of trans fat per serving to express that information with an asterisk or other notation instead of expressing the trans fat content as zero when the trans fat content of such food is declared in the nutrition information on the label or in the labeling of the food.