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Introduced in House (05/22/2003)

Unsafe Meat and Poultry Recall Act - Amends the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to: (1) require a person (other than a household consumer or other exempted person) who believes a meat or poultry product he or she transports, stores, or distributes is adulterated or misbranded to notify the Secretary of Agriculture; (2) direct the Secretary, upon a determination of a public health risk from such adulteration or misbranding, to permit the person to voluntarily provide notification, cease distribution, and recall such product; and (3) authorize the Secretary, in the case of noncompliance, to take such actions, as well as providing consumer notification.