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Henry Waxman's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Henry A. Waxman
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 33, Democratic
First Elected: 1974
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Janet; 2 Children: Michael, Shai
Birth Date: 09/12/1939
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Feb. 5, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining the Implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act
Dec. 12, 2013 Rep. Waxman Statement on FDA Guidance on Antibiotic Use in Livesto
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Food Safety
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act
Jan. 10, 2012 New Report Details Findings of Listeria Outbreak Investigation
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Chairwoman Murray and Chairman Hensarling
Oct. 21, 2011 Committee Leaders Request Briefing from Jensen Farms on Listeria Outbreak
Oct. 12, 2011 Joint Hearing of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee and the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "Food Marketing"
June 6, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Fred Upton, The Honorable Joseph R. Pitts, The Honorable Cliff Stearns
April 13, 2011 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "Import Safety: Status of FDA's Screening Efforts at the Border"
March 17, 2011 Ranking Member Waxman Delivers Remarks to Consumer Federation of America Consumer Assembly
Dec. 21, 2010 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
Oct. 19, 2010 Letter to David R. Obey, Chair, and Jerry Lewis, Ranking member, of the Committee on Appropriations
Sept. 22, 2010 Hearing of the House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - "The Outbreak of Salmonella in Eggs"
July 14, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Health of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - "Antibiotic Resistance and the Use of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture"
May 6, 2010 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Oversight And Investigations Of The House Committee On Energy And Commerce - The Role And Performance Of FDA In Ensuring Food Safety
May 27, 2009 Energy and Commerce Leaders Release Strong Food Safety Legislation
Oct. 11, 2007 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, Panel I - Security of the Nation's Food Supply?
Sept. 26, 2007 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Health of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - H.R. 3610, The Food and Drug Import Saftey Act
Aug. 2, 2007 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
July 17, 2007 Opening Statement: House Committee On Energy And Commerce, Subcommittee On Oversight And Investigations: Can The FDA Assure The Safety And Security Of
June 19, 2007 Representatives Solis and Lee Lead Effort to Support Healthy Foods in the 2007 Farm Bill
May 31, 2007 Letter to the Honorable David M. Walker Comptroller General of the United States U.S. Government Accountability Agency
July 13, 2006 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns
March 2, 2006 National Uniformity for Food Act of 2005
March 2, 2006 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4167, National Uniformity for Food Act of 2005
Oct. 19, 2005 Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act of 2005
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Pesticides
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Product Safety
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Food Safety
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Health - Food Safety
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Energy and Environment - Pesticides
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