Hearing to Review Federal Food Safety Systems at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit | 1300 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
| Apr 23, 2009 1:00pm

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Witnesses

Panel 1

Mr. Alfred V. Almanza , Administrator, Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

Panel 2

Mr. J. Patrick Boyle , President and CEO, American Meat Institute, Washington, D.C.

Dr. James "Bo" Reagan , Senior Vice President, Research, Education and Innovation, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Washington, D.C.

Ms. Jill Appell , pork producer, Appell's Pork Farms, Inc., Past President, National Pork Producers Council, Altona, Illinois

Dr. Elizabeth A. Krushinskie , Director of Quality Assurance and Food Safety, Mountaire Farms, Inc., on behalf of the National Chicken Council, Millsboro, Delaware

Dr. Michael Rybolt , Director, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, National Turkey Federation, Washington, D.C.

Mr. Elliot P. Gibber , President, Eb-El Foods, on behalf of United Egg Association Further Processors Division, Elizabeth, New Jersey

Mr. Barry L. Carpenter , Chief Executive Officer, National Meat Association, Oakland, California