Yesterday, Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) along with 70 Members of Congress, including House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) and House Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman Robert Aderholt (R-AL), sent a letter to Department of Health and Humans Services Secretary Burwell and Department of Agriculture Secretary Vilsack expressing concerns with the report issued by the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) and certain recommendations for the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA).
Lucas Statement on the Passing of Stewart Doan
Tamara Hinton, 202.225.0184
WASHINGTON – Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement today on the passing of Stewart Doan. Mr. Doan was a respected agricultural journalist and senior editor of Agri-Pulse.
"Along with the rest of the agriculture community, I was saddened to learn of the sudden passing of our friend, Stewart Doan. Beyond being a talented journalist and broadcaster, Stewart was just a quality person.
"His passing is a tremendous loss to all of us who appreciated and respected his fair storytelling and analysis. His brand of reporting on farm policy and his role in our community will be missed.
"My thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and colleagues."