Witnesses: Dr. Cathie Woteki, Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics (Testimony); Dr. Edward B. Knipling, Administrator, Agricultural Research Service (Testimony); Dr. Katherine R.
Witnesses: Dr. Elisabeth Hagen, Under Secretary for Food Safety, US Department of Agriculture (Testimony); Alfred Almanza, Administrator, Food Safety and Inspection Service (Testimony); Mike Young, Budget Officer, USDA
Witness: Margaret A. Hamburg, MD, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services (Testimony)Click here to view Chairman Kingston's opening statement.
Witnesses: Edward Avalos, Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, USDA (Testimony); Cindy Smith, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA (Testimony); J.
Witness: The Honorable Phyllis K. Fong, Inspector General, US Department of Agriculture
Witnesses: The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture