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Full Text of HB1290  103rd General Assembly




State of Illinois
2023 and 2024


Introduced 1/31/2023, by Rep. Jonathan Carroll


505 ILCS 30/8  from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 66.8

    Amends the Illinois Commercial Feed Act of 1961. Provides that pet food and specialty pet food are misbranded if the label fails to disclose whether the pet food contains a major food allergen. Defines "major food allergen" as milk, eggs, fish, crustaceans, tree nuts, wheat, peanuts, soybeans, and food ingredients that contain protein derived from those foods.

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1    AN ACT concerning agriculture.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Commercial Feed Act of 1961 is
5amended by changing Section 8 as follows:
6    (505 ILCS 30/8)  (from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 66.8)
7    Sec. 8. Misbranding. A commercial feed or customer-formula
8feed is misbranded:
9    (a) If its labeling is false or misleading in any
11    (b) If it is distributed under the name of another
12commercial feed.
13    (c) If it is not labeled as required in Section 5 of this
14Act and in regulations prescribed under this Act.
15    (d) If it purports to be or is represented as a commercial
16feed, or if it purports to contain or is represented as
17containing a feed ingredient, unless the feed ingredient
18conforms to the definition of identity, if any, prescribed by
19the Association of American Feed Control Officials, as adopted
20in Section 10 of this Act.
21    (e) If any word, statement or other information required
22by or under authority of this Act to appear on the label or
23labeling is not prominently placed thereon with such



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1conspicuousness (as compared with other words, statements,
2designs or devices in the labeling) and in such terms as to
3render it likely to be read and understood by the ordinary
4individual under customary conditions of purchase and use.
5    (f) In the case of commercial feed that is pet food or
6specialty pet food, if the label fails to disclose whether the
7pet food contains a major food allergen. As used in this Act,
8"major food allergen" has the meaning provided in Section 3.07
9of the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act.
10(Source: P.A. 87-664.)