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Louise Slaughter's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 25, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Hal Rodgers and Nita Lowey, Chairman and Ranking Member, House Appropriations Committee and the Hon. Bob Aderholt and Sam Farr, Chairman and Ranking Member, House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies - Requesting Assistance for Dairy Farmers
June 27, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - Revise Pathogen Testing Protocols
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services - Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays
May 19, 2016 Slaughter Statement on the Release of the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance
May 10, 2016 Slaughter Statement on the FDA's Final Rule Requiring Species-Specific Reporting Requirements on Antimicrobial Use
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Superbugs and Antibiotic Resistance
Oct. 14, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Hal Rogers, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations - End to Government Sponsored Animal Abuse
Oct. 8, 2015 Slaughter Calls on California Governor to Limit Antibiotic Use on Farms, Sign Landmark Legislation
Sept. 30, 2015 Slaughter Pushes FDA to Improve Data Collection on Antibiotic Use on Farms
Sept. 15, 2015 Slaughter Heralds Report on Antibiotic Use in Fast Food Industry
Sept. 3, 2015 Letter to Brian Ronholm, Chair of the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods Acting Under Secretary for Food Safety - Protect Public Health, Control Spread of Drug-Resistant Bacteria
June 17, 2015 Slaughter Welcomes Ag Leaders to Rochester
June 2, 2015 Slaughter on White House Summit on Antibiotics, Responsible Federal Meat Sourcing
May 19, 2015 Congresswoman Louise Slaughter Reacts to Proposed Rule from FDA on Antibiotic Use in Livestock
March 24, 2015 Rep. Slaughter, Only Microbiologist in Congress, Reintroduces Legislation to Save Antibiotics
March 4, 2015 Congresswoman Slaughter Says McDonald's Announcement on Antibiotics is "Encouraging," Shows Companies Respond When Public Demands Change
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Antibiotic Resistance
Dec. 4, 2014 Rep. Slaughter Reacts to Astonishing Reuters Report Documenting Troubling Practices Resulting in Meat Being Sold to Consumers with Illegally High Trace Levels of Antibiotics
Oct. 17, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture - Questioning Poultry Slaughter Rule
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
June 30, 2014 Slaughter Responds to FDA's Six-Month Review of Voluntary Guidance on Antibiotics in Agriculture
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
April 10, 2014 Slaughter Praises American Cities for Passing Resolutions to Stop Overuse of Antibiotics in Livestock
April 4, 2014 Slaughter Earns Legislative Leader Award and 100 Percent Rating from Humane Society for Work on Animal Rights and Welfare
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Honeybee Research Funding
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Mark Pryor, Roy Blunt, Robert Aderholt, and Sam Farr - Unsafe Chinese Chicken
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
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 19, 2013 Rep. Slaughter Decries GOP's Massive Cuts to Food Assistance
Sept. 16, 2013 Rep. Slaughter Calls for Action on Antibiotics After CDC Releases Report on Antibiotic Resistance
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, United States House of Represenatives - Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 20, 2013 House Passes Slaughter-Polis Amendment on Antibiotic Resistance Research
June 13, 2013 Rep. Slaughter Praises Committee Approval of Funding to Study Antibiotic Use in Food Animals
May 22, 2013 Slaughter and DeLauro Highlight New Report Detailing Antibiotic Resistance in Foodborne Pathogens
Sept. 24, 2012 Farm Bill
July 24, 2012 Slaughter Joins NFL Player, Food Industry Experts to Discuss Overuse of Antibiotics on Animals
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
June 20, 2012 Slaughter Calls for Limits on Farm Antibiotics as Poll Shows Majority of Americans "Concerned" By Link to Superbugs
May 21, 2012 Slaughter Brings Top Official to Rochester to Help Local Farmers Access the Labor They Need
April 3, 2012 Slaughter Cutting Through Red Tape to Get Local Growers Access to Labor
March 23, 2012 Slaughter Says "It's About Time" FDA Address the Overuse of Antibiotics in Farm Animals
Dec. 23, 2011 Slaughter Responds to FDA Decision Regarding Antibiotic Use in Livestock
Dec. 13, 2011 Slaughter, Farming and Business Panel Praise Virtues of Antibiotic-Free Meat Products
Dec. 9, 2011 Hochul, Gillibrand, Schumer, Higgins, Slaughter Urge Farm Aid To Choose Buffalo As Host For 2012 Benefit Concert
Nov. 30, 2011 Slaughter Says FDA Ignoring Mandate to Protect Public Health In the Face of Growing Antibiotic-Resistance
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