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Hearing Notice: Subcommittee on Health


Examining FDA’s Role in the Regulation of Genetically Modified Food Ingredients

The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at 10:15 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Examining FDA’s Role in the Regulation of Genetically Modified Food Ingredients.”

Subcommittee members will hear from the Food and Drug Administration, outside experts, and interested stakeholders about the agency’s current review process for food ingredients and discuss the role that foods with genetically modified ingredients play in our nation’s food supply and economy. The subcommittee will also discuss H.R. 4432, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, bipartisan legislation authored by. Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS), Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC), Rep. Jim Matheson (D-UT), Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), and Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY).

The Majority Memorandum, a witness list, and witness testimony will be available here as they are posted.


Health (113th Congress)
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