Pet Treats and Processed Chicken from China: Concerns for American Consumers and Pets

Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 562 Washington, DC 20510 | Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Opening Statements

Senator Sherrod Brown, Chairman


Representative Christopher Smith, Cochairman


Panel 1

Dr. Daniel L. Engeljohn, Assistant Administrator, Office of Field Operations, Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Tracey Forfa, J.D., Deputy Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Panel 2

Shaun Kennedy, Director of the Food System Institute, LLC; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Patty Lovera, Assistant Director, Food & Water Watch

Christopher D’Urso, Student and Consumer Advocate


Statement Submitted for the Record

Terry Safranek, Representing Animal Parents Against Pet Treats Made in China