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Kirsten Gillibrand's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
May 30, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Concerns over Cuts to Rural Development
May 9, 2017 Letter to Chairmen John Hoeven and Thad Cochran, Ranking Members Jeff Merkley and Patrick Leahy - Call for Farm Service Agency Loan Funding
March 16, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services, Mr. Michael Young, Acting Deputy Secretary of Agriculture - Antibiotic Overuse in Agriculture
March 2, 2017 Crapo, Stabenow Lead Bipartisan Bill Addressing Shortfall of Veterinarians in Rural Areas
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Streamline Food Safety Protocols
Nov. 3, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $2.3 Million In U.S. Department of Agriculture Value-Added Producer Funding For New York State
Oct. 20, 2016 Letter to Senate Committee Leaders - Unlock Federal Funds for U.S. Dairy Farmers Struggling with Historically Low Milk Prices
Oct. 13, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Office Management and Budget - Urging Support For USDA's Efforts To Ramp Up Help To Struggling Dairy Farmers
Oct. 5, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New Canadian Regulations Create Trade Barriers
Sept. 1, 2016 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary, US Department of Agriculture - SNAP Program
Aug. 1, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture - Additional federal funding for Center for Craft Food and Beverage would help solidify craft beverage industry in Central New York
Aug. 1, 2016 Letter to Earl F. Gohl, Federal Co-Chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission - Additional federal funding for Center for Craft Food and Beverage would help solidify craft beverage industry in Central New York
July 29, 2016 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Call on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Protect U.S. Dairy Farmers from the Dairy Industry Financial Crisis
July 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers
July 22, 2016 Joined By Central New York Small Brewers, Senator Gillibrand Announces Expanded Barley Crop Coverage To New York State Producers, Boosting Local Breweries & Distilleries
July 18, 2016 Senator Gillibrand Meets With North Country Farmers And Producers As Part Of Statewide Agriculture Listening Tour
July 15, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - Reimburse Premiums and Fees Back to Dairy Farmers
July 15, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Kathryn D. Sullivan, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere - Combat Seafood Fraud and Illegal and Unregulated Fishing
July 6, 2016 Gillibrand Announces USDA To Expand Barley Crop Insurance Coverage to New York State Producers, Boosting Local Breweries & Distilleries
June 27, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Vilsack, Secretary, Department of Agriculture - Antimicrobial Sanitizers
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Robert M. Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Update Food Recall Process
April 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Address Gaps in Policies to Reduce Antibiotic Use in Animals
March 11, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert M. Califf - Backing Real Maple Syrup
Feb. 29, 2016 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary, US Department of Agriculture - Kosher and Halal Food for Food Banks
Feb. 16, 2016 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary, US Department of Agriculture - Expand Barley Crop Insurance Coverage
Feb. 5, 2016 Gillibrand, Feinstein & Durbin Announce New USDA Food Safety Measures to Reduce Foodborne Illnesses in Poultry
Nov. 24, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce more than $340,000 in Federal USDA Funding for New York Wine and Grape Foundation
Nov. 24, 2015 USDA Funds Will Boost Export Marketing Capabilities
Nov. 23, 2015 USDA Farm to School Funds Will be Used to Bolster Child Nutrition Programs
Nov. 23, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $120,000 in Federal USDA Funding for Agricultural Centers in Rochester
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Industrial Hemp
Nov. 20, 2015 USDA Farm to School Funds Will be Used to Bolster Child Nutrition Programs
Nov. 16, 2015 USDA Value-Added Funds Will be Used to Promote Growth & New Products for Small, Independent Producers; Boost Marketing Capabilities; Increase Brand Awareness - Cortland County
Nov. 16, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce more than $157,000 in Federal USDA Value-Added Producer Grants for Agricultural Centers in Hudson Valley
Nov. 12, 2015 Funds Will Help Farms In The Southern Tier Region Study New Products & Increase Marketing Capabilities For Current Products
Nov. 12, 2015 Funds Will Help Wineries And Farms Throughout Rochester-Finger Lakes Region Promote New Products, Boost Marketing Capabilities, Increase Brand Awareness & Grow Business
Nov. 9, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Finalize Reporting Requirements for Antibiotic Use in Agriculture
Nov. 3, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $690,000 In Federal Funding for Hawthorne Valley Association Beginning Farmer Initiative
Oct. 27, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Invest in Research to Support Wisconsin Farmers
Oct. 22, 2015 Federal Funds to Advance Specialty Crop Program
Oct. 16, 2015 Letter to Sandy Kennedy, RILA President, and Matthew Shay, NRF President and CEO - Call for Retail Boycott of Harmful Plastic Microbeads Threatening Long Island Sound
Sept. 25, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce over $60,000 in Federal Funding for SUNY Cobleskill Research Foundation
Aug. 24, 2015 Letter to Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administrator - Help Small Farmers Comply with New Food Safety Law
July 20, 2015 Gillibrand & Schneiderman Announce New Push to Ban Plastic Microbeads in Personal Care Products
June 4, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Finalize Pathogen Standards
June 3, 2015 After Senator Gillibrand's Yearlong Push for Reform, White House Announces New Regulations to Prevent Dangerous Antibiotic Resistant Pathogens in Food
May 13, 2015 New Investigation Finds Failing American Food Safety System Causing Millions Of Illness, Gillibrand Introduces New Legislation To Final Establish Mandatory Recall Of Contaminated Meat & Poultry
May 6, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $5.5 Million in Federal Funding for Cornell University to Study & Improve Crop Sustainability
April 24, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Updated Guidance to Pregnant Women on Seafood Consumption
March 4, 2015 Gillibrand Statement On Mcdonald's Decision: "Chicken Nuggets Shouldn't Pose Public Health Risk"
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