Tracing Produce and Food Safety

The House Agriculture Committee Horticulture and Organic Agriculture Subcommittee held a hearing on the legal and technological capacity… read more

The House Agriculture Committee Horticulture and Organic Agriculture Subcommittee held a hearing on the legal and technological capacity for full traceability of fresh produce. Witnesses talked about recent outbreaks of salmonella linked to produce, methods of food safety investigations, risks posed to the public, and proposed legislation to remedy inadequate food inspection as well as measures to improve food tracking.

In the first panel Representative DeGette testified about H.R. 3485 and Representative Putnam testified about H.R. 5904. They are sponsors of those bills related to produce traceability. close

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Program ID:
280139-101
Category:
House Committee
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House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 30, 2008
Last Aired:
Aug 2, 2008

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  • Jul 30, 2008 | 12:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 30, 2008 | 1:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 30, 2008 | 1:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 30, 2008 | 3:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 30, 2008 | 11:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 31, 2008 | 6:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 02, 2008 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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