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Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and PensionsIntroducedMay 20th, 2009
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Food Protection Training Institute Act of 2009
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish a Food Protection Training Institute, and for other purposes.
Food Protection Training Institute Act of 2009 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to: (1) create a list of uniform food protection training standards for federal, state, and local food regulatory officials and food protection officials as part of overall regulatory program standards; and (2) ensure funding is used to advance food protection and effectiveness and equivalency throughout the food protection system. Directs the Secretary to provide assistance to establish and maintain a Food Protection Training Institute to conduct activities to improve the safety of the U.S. food supply, including: (1) improving the response and prevention controls capabilities of the national food protection system; and (2) acting as a clearinghouse for research, studies, and findings concerning all aspects of food protection programs.