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Jul 15, 2015

Nutrition Subcommittee examines evidence-based solutions to improve nutrition programs

Today, Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-2), Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Nutrition, held a hearing to discuss the development and utilization of evidence-based solutions to improve nutrition programs. This hearing is a continuation of the committee’s ongoing review, known as the Past, Present, and Future of SNAP. The subcommittee heard from experts who shared how results from quality research can be implemented in meaningful ways to improve recipients’ lives and better target limited taxpayer dollars.

Jul 15, 2015

Nutrition Subcommittee examines evidence-based solutions to improve nutrition programs

Today, Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-2), Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Nutrition, held a hearing to discuss the development and utilization of evidence-based solutions to improve nutrition programs. This hearing is a continuation of the committee’s ongoing review, known as the Past, Present, and Future of SNAP. The subcommittee heard from experts who shared how results from quality research can be implemented in meaningful ways to improve recipients’ lives and better target limited taxpayer dollars.

Jul 15, 2015

House Agriculture Committee recognizes the 125th Anniversary of the passage of the Second Morrill Act of 1890

Today, the House Agriculture Committee held a hearing to recognize the continuing contributions of the 1890 Land-Grant Universities on the 125th anniversary of the passage of the Second Morrill Act of 1890.

Jul 15, 2015

House Agriculture Committee recognizes the 125th Anniversary of the passage of the Second Morrill Act of 1890

Today, the House Agriculture Committee held a hearing to recognize the continuing contributions of the 1890 Land-Grant Universities on the 125th anniversary of the passage of the Second Morrill Act of 1890.

Jul 15, 2015

House Agriculture Committee recognizes the 125th Anniversary of the passage of the Second Morrill Act of 1890

Today, the House Agriculture Committee held a hearing to recognize the continuing contributions of the 1890 Land-Grant Universities on the 125th anniversary of the passage of the Second Morrill Act of 1890.

Jul 14, 2015

House Agriculture Committee approves H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

Today, the House Agriculture Committee approved H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015. First introduced by Reps. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) and G.K. Butterfield (D-NC), the legislation has evolved through bipartisan discussions between the Agriculture Committee and the Energy and Commerce Committee. The amendment in the nature of a substitute, offered by Rep. Davis (R-IL), for H.R. 1599 will provide clarity and stability in the marketplace through national uniformity regarding marketing claims for products grown using the latest agricultural production technologies.

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