21 U.S. Code § 2105 - Enhanced aquaculture and seafood inspection
Congress finds the following:
(1) In 2007, there has been an overwhelming increase in the volume of aquaculture and seafood that has been found to contain substances that are not approved for use in food in the United States.
(2) As of May 2007, inspection programs are not able to satisfactorily accomplish the goals of ensuring the food safety of the United States.
(b) Heightened inspections
The Secretary is authorized to enhance, as necessary, the inspection regime of the Food and Drug Administration for aquaculture and seafood, consistent with obligations of the United States under international agreements and United States law.
(c) Report to Congress
Not later than 180 days after September 27, 2007, the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report that—
(2) describes the feasibility of developing a traceability system for all catfish and seafood products, both domestic and imported, for the purpose of identifying the processing plant of origin of such products; and