Chairman Roberts Announces Witnesses for Agriculture Biotechnology Hearing
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today announced witnesses for the Committee’s hearing on the federal regulation of agriculture biotechnology.
What: Agriculture Biotechnology: A Look at Federal Regulation and Stakeholder Perspectives
Who: Panel I
Mr. Michael Gregoire, Associate Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.
Mr. William Jordan, Deputy Director, Office of Pesticide Programs, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Susan Mayne, Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, College Park, Md.
Mrs. Joanna Lidback, Producer, The Farm at Wheeler Mountain, Barton, Vt.
Mr. Daryl E. Thomas, Sr. Vice President, Herr Foods, Inc., Nottingham, Pa.
Mr. Gary Hirshberg, Chairman and Co-Founder, Stonyfield Farm Inc., Concord, N.H.
Mr. Gregory Jaffe, Project Director, Biotechnology, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Ronald E. Kleinman, Physician in Chief, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston, Mass.
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Place: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building
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