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Peter DeFazio's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 4, Democratic
Date Title
Sept. 1, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Americans from Deadly Pesticides
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency
Dec. 8, 2016 DeFazio Statement on the House Passage of WRDA
Dec. 1, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Dr. Cathie Woteki, Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics - Call for Support for the U.S. Brewing Industry
Oct. 27, 2016 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Louis J. Milione, Deputy Assistant Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Agency, and Leslie Kux, Associate Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Call to Address Provisions of the "Statement of Principles on Industrial Hemp"
July 14, 2016 Don't Have Time for That
July 14, 2016 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015
July 14, 2016 Lawmakers Criticize Industry-Sponsored GMO Bill
June 23, 2016 Statement from Rep Peter Defazio on Senate Agreement on National GMO Disclosure Standards
June 16, 2016 Letter to his Excellency Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China - Hastings Urges China's President Xi to end the Dog Meat Trade
May 16, 2016 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill
May 16, 2016 Letter to John Kline, Chairman of US House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Todd Rokita Chairman of Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, Robert Scott, Ranking Member of US House Committee on Education and the Workforce; Marcia Fudge, Ranking Member on Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education - Payne, Jr. Joins More than 100 Members of Congress in Expressing Concerns with House Child Nutrition Bill
April 15, 2016 Democrats Introduce Legislation To Help Communities Fund Clean Water Infrastructure Projects
March 14, 2016 Alert: U.S. Senate Vote on GMO Labels!
Jan. 11, 2016 Genetically Engineered Fish
Jan. 11, 2016 Genetically Engineered Fish
Dec. 8, 2015 Letter to Michael Taylor. FDA Deputy Commissioner - New Cheese Standard That Could Harm Connecticut Dairy Farms
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Industrial Hemp
Nov. 5, 2015 Members of Oregon Delegation Welcome OSU Progress on Hemp Research
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
Sept. 30, 2015 Letter to the Oregon Bureau of Land Management - Smith River Threat by Oregon Mining
Sept. 24, 2015 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador to U.S. Trade Representative - Urging Fair Trade with China for U.S. Alfalfa Exporters
Aug. 10, 2015 Letter to Katy Coba, Oregon Department of Agriculture and Daniel J. Arp, Oregon State University - Hemp Research
July 23, 2015 Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
July 22, 2015 Rep. DeFazio, Lawmakers Condemn Dangerous Industry-Driven Food Labeling Bill
July 22, 2015 Lawmakers Condemn Dangerous Industry-Driven Food Labeling Bill
July 22, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1599 Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, And Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1734, Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015
July 22, 2015 DeLauro, DeFazio, Lawmakers Condemn Dangerous Industry-Driven Food Labeling Bill
July 22, 2015 Rep. DeFazio, Lawmakers Condemn Dangerous Industry-Driven Food Labeling Bill
June 10, 2015 Rep. DeFazio Statement on H.R. 2393, the Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act
May 20, 2015 DeFazio Blasts House Bill that Overturns Country of Origin Labeling Law and Consumer Rights
May 11, 2015 Sign the Petition: Don't Keep Us in the Dark
March 17, 2015 Rep. Kelly Named Co-Chairman of House Small Brewers Caucus
Feb. 13, 2015 MSNBC- "The Ed Show"- Transcript: Food Right to Know Act
Feb. 12, 2015 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Congressman Peter DeFazio on Food Labeling Guidelines
Feb. 12, 2015 Blumenthal, Boxer, DeFazio Introduce Bill to Require Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods
Feb. 12, 2015 Boxer, Blumenthal, DeFazio Introduce Bill to Require Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods
Jan. 20, 2015 Bipartisan Group Introduce Bills to Ban GE Salmon and Require Product Labeling
Jan. 8, 2015 Legislators Introduce Bipartisan Bill Reducing Tax Burden on Small Brewers
Nov. 19, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Advocating for Wisconsin Cranberry Growers
Nov. 6, 2014 DeFazio Applauds Federal Grant for Eugene Innovator
Oct. 23, 2014 Eugene Weekly - EPA Approves Herbicide For GMO Crops
Sept. 23, 2014 Statesman Journal - Rep. Peter DeFazio Urges Supports for GMO Labeling
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
July 29, 2014 DeFazio Statement on Anti-GMO Labeling Spending Report
July 18, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments
July 1, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - House Democrats Urge State Department to Stop Conditioning MCC Compact on El Salvador's Seed Purchase Program
June 2, 2014 DeFazio-Huffman-Herrera Beutler Amendment Saves West Coast Fisherman $2.4 Million
May 28, 2014 Rep. DeFazio Supports Passage of Legislation to Promote OSU Agricultural Program
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
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