Safeguarding the Integrity of Food Shipments: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session, on S. 1751 ... S. 1904 ... March 1, 1990
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1990 - Food - 150 pages
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Page 43 - Hazardous Materials Transportation Act". DECLARATION OF POLICY SEC. 102. It is declared to be the policy of Congress in this title to Improve the regulatory and enforcement authority of the Secretary of Transportation to protect the Nation adequately against the risks to life and property which are inherent in the transportation of hazardous materials in commerce.
Page 46 - ... if it consists in whole or in part of any filthy, putrid, or decomposed substance, or if it is otherwise unfit for food; or (4) if it has been prepared, packed, or held under insanitary conditions whereby it may have become contaminated with filth, or whereby it may have been rendered injurious to health...
Page 46 - If it bears or contains any poisonous or deleterious substance which may render it injurious to health...
Page 28 - ... this section, shall be liable to the United States for a civil penalty of not more than $10,000 for each day of each violation.
Page 81 - On behalf of the members of the Association of American Railroads (AAR), thank you for the opportunity to discuss the transportation of hazardous materials (hazmat) by rail.
Page 49 - The following acts and the causing thereof are hereby prohibited: (a) The introduction or delivery for introduction into interstate commerce of any food, drug, device, or cosmetic that is adulterated or misbranded. (b) The adulteration or misbranding of any food, drug, device, or cosmetic in interstate commerce. (c) The receipt in interstate commerce of any food, drug, device, or cosmetic that is adulterated or misbranded...
Page 43 - The Hazardous Materials Transportation Act of 1974 provides the primary legislative authority for assuring the safe transportation of hazardous materials by all modes. Responsibility for implementation of the Act has been delegated to RSPA. To meet this responsibility, RSPA conducts a multi-faceted regulatory program that consists of six interrelated parts.
Page 123 - Mr. Chairman, and members of the committee, I greatly appreciate this opportunity to appear before you.
Page 3 - I am looking forward to the testimony of the witnesses and I urn delighted to see that the report from the Interior Department is in support of the legislation also.