Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate amended (04/14/2011)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on March 31, 2011. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Food Safety Accountability Act of 2011 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to impose a fine and/or a prison term of up to 10 years for knowingly and intentionally to defraud or mislead, and with conscious or reckless disregard of a risk of death or serious bodily injury: (1) introducing into or receiving or delivering in interstate commerce any food, drug, device, tobacco product, or cosmetic that is adulterated or misbranded; (2) adulterating or misbranding any such item in interstate commerce; or (3) altering, mutilating, destroying, obliterating, or removing labeling of such item while it is held for sale after shipment in interstate commerce resulting in such item being adulterated or misbranded.