Hearing to Review Access to Healthy Foods for Beneficiaries of Federal Nutrition Programs and Explore Innovative Methods to Improve Availability

1300 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
| Apr 14, 2010 10:00am

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Witnesses

Panel 1

Hon. Kevin Concannon , Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC

Ms. Michele Ver Ploeg , Economist, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC

Panel 2

Ms. Ellie Krieger , M.S., R.D., Food Network Chef and Host of Healthy Appetite with Ellie Krieger, New York, NY

Mr. Rocco DiSpirito , Bestselling Cookbook author and Chef, New York, NY Accompanied by Ms. Vicki Escarra, President and CEO of Feeding America, Chicago, IL

Mr. Randall Watterman , Founding Chairman and Treasurer, Nebraska Food Cooperative, West Point, NE

Mr. Jeffrey N Brown , President and CEO, Brown's Super Stores, Inc., Westville, NJ

Ms. Diana Endicott , Farm to Market Cordinator, Good Natured Family Farms, Bronson, KS