Hearing to Review Current Issues in Food Safety
| Jul 16, 2009 10:00am
WASHINGTON - On July 16, 2009, the House Agriculture Committee held a hearing to review current issues in food safety. This was the fourth hearing on food safety held by the House Agriculture Committee and its Subcommittees that year.
Mr. Larry Wooten , President, North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation, on behalf of American Farm Bureau Federation, Raleigh, North Carolina
Mr. J. Patrick Boyle , President, American Meat Institute, Washington, D.C.
Ms. Carol Tucker-Foreman , Distinguished Fellow, The Food Policy Institute, Consumer Federation of America, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Sam Ives , DVM, Ph.D., Director of Veterinary Services and Associate Director of Research, Cactus Feeders, Ltd.,, on behalf of National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Amarillo, Texas
Mr. Kent Peppler , President, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, on behalf of National Farmers Union, Mead, Colorado
Mr. Bob Reinhard , Director of Food Safety for Sara Lee, and Chairman, Technical and Regulatory Committee, of the National Turkey Federation, Downers Grove, Illinois
Mr. Nicholas Maravell , Owner and Operator, Nick’s Organic Farm, LLC, Potomac, Maryland
Mr. Drew McDonald , Vice President National Quality Systems, Taylor Farms, Inc.
Mr. Jerold Mande , Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.
Ms. Cindy Smith , Acting Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Mike Taylor , Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland