Hearing: “Improving Safety and Transparency in America’s Food and Drugs”

Subcommittee on Health (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 (10:00 AM)

2322 RHOB
Washington, D.C.

Witnesses

Panel one

Dr. Jeff Allen
President and CEO, Friends of Cancer Research

Added 01/27/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 01/27/2020 at 06:08 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM

Dr. Kao-Ping Chua
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical School

Added 01/27/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 01/27/2020 at 10:31 AM
  • Response to Questions for the Record [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:40 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM

Mr. Richard Kaeser
Vice President, Global Band Protection, Johnson & Johnson

Added 01/27/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 01/27/2020 at 10:31 AM
  • Response to Questions for the Record [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:40 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM

Dr. Fernando Muzzio
Distinguished Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Added 01/27/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 01/27/2020 at 10:31 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM

Panel two

Mr. Tom Balmer
Executive Vice President, National Milk Producers Federation

Added 01/27/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 01/27/2020 at 10:31 AM
  • Response to Questions for the Record [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:40 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM

Ms. Melanie Benesh
Legislative Attorney, Environmental Working Group

Added 01/27/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 01/27/2020 at 03:47 PM
  • Response to Questions for the Record [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:40 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM

Mr. J. David Carlin
Senior Vice President of Legislative Affairs and Economic Policy, International Dairy Foods Association

Added 01/27/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 01/27/2020 at 10:31 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM

Dr. Douglas Corey
Past President, American Association of Equine Practitioners

Added 01/27/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 01/27/2020 at 12:56 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM

Ms. Talia Day
Patient Advocate

Added 01/27/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 01/27/2020 at 10:31 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM

Dr. Paul DeLeo
Principal, Integral Consulting, Inc.

Added 01/27/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 01/27/2020 at 10:31 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM

Ms. Mardi Mountford
President, Infant Nutrition Council of America

Added 01/27/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 01/27/2020 at 10:31 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM

Ms. Nancy Perry
Senior Vice President, Government Relations, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Added 01/27/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 01/28/2020 at 09:14 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM

Ms. Sara Sorscher
Deputy Director of Regulatory Affairs, Center for Science in the Public Interest

Added 01/27/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 01/27/2020 at 06:08 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM

Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 961, the ‘‘Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2019’’ [PDF]
  • H.R. 1769, the ‘‘Defending Against Imitations and Replacements of Yogurt, Milk, and Cheese To Promote Regular Intake of Dairy Everyday Act’’ or the ‘‘DAIRY PRIDE Act’’ [PDF]
  • H.R. 2117, the ‘‘Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2019’’ or the ‘‘FASTER Act of 2019’’. [PDF]
  • H.R. 2267, the ‘‘Infant Formula Protection Act of 2019’’ [PDF]
  • H.R. 2827, the ‘‘Keep Food Containers Safe from PFAS Act of 2019’’ [PDF]
  • H.R. 4487, the ‘‘Codifying Useful Regulatory Definitions Act’’ or the ‘‘CURD Act’’ [PDF]
  • H.R. 4712, the ‘‘Fairness in Orphan Drug Exclusivity Act’’ [PDF]
  • H.R. 4866, the ‘‘National Centers of Excellence in Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Act of 2019’’ [PDF]
  • H.R. 5663, the ‘‘Safeguarding Therapeutics Act’’ [PDF]
  • H.R. 5668, the ‘‘Making Objective Drug Evidence Revisions for New Labeling Act of 2020" or the ‘‘MODERN Labeling Act of 2020’’ [PDF]

Support Documents

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Briefing Memo [PDF]
  • Rep. Engel - Document for the Record - Letter from the Healthcare Supply Chain Association [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Statement from Rep. Grace Meng (NY) in support of H.R. 2267 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association opposing H.R. 961 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from the American Chemistry Council opposing H.R. 2827 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Statement from the American Forest and Paper Association opposing H.R. 2827 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Statement from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from Diane Dorman in support of H.R. 4712 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from the Plant Based Food Association opposing H.R. 1769 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from FluoroCouncil opposing H.R. 2827 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from the American Pharmacists Association in support of H.R. 5663 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from the Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Legislative Fund in support of H.R. 961 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association in support of H.R. 961 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Statement from the Consumer Federation, Kids in Danger, and Public Citizen in support of H.R. 2267 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from The Jockey Club in support of H.R. 961 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from five livestock groups opposing H.R. 961 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Statement from 15 health care organizations in support of H.R. 5668 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from the National Black Farmers Association in support of H.R. 961 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from Animal Protection of New Mexico in support of H.R. 961 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from R-CALF opposing H.R. 961 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from the Animal Welfare Institute in support of H.R. 961 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - One-pager on H.R. 961 developed by Protect the Harvest Action Fund [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from Return to Freedom in support of H.R. 961 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Testimony of Hillary Wood, President of the Front Range Equine Rescue, in support of H.R. 961 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from the Texas State Horse Council in support of H.R. 961 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter to Vice President Pence from the United States Cattlemen’s Association opposing H.R. 961 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from the United States Harness Racing Alumni Association in support of H.R. 961 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Schakowsky - Document for the Record - Letter from the American Academy of Pediatrics [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Schakowsky - Document for the Record - Consensus statement from Healthy Eating Research [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Schakowsky - Document for the Record - Reuter's Article entitled, "Special Report: As Baby Powder concerns mounted, J&J focused marketing on minority, overweight women" [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Schakowsky - Document for the Record - J&J Baby Powder 2010 Promotional Radio Overview [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Schakowsky - Document for the Record - J&J Baby Powder 2010 Promotional Radio Program Recap [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Schakowsky - Document for the Record - J&J Baby Powder Revitalization Plan [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Schakowsky - Document for the Record - J&J Baby Sampling [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Schakowsky - Document for the Record - J&J Baby Oil and Powder Overview of Promotions and Lessons Learned 2008-2013 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Schakowsky - Document for the Record - Letter to Alex Gorsky, Chairman and CEO of J&J, from Reps. Schakowsky (IL) and Pressley (MA) [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Schakowsky - Document for the Record - Letter from Animal Wellness Action and the Animal Wellness Foundation in support of H.R. 961 [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Schakowsky - Document for the Record - Reuter's Article entitled, "Exclusive: Sri Lanka halts imports of Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder pending asbestos tests" [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Schakowsky - Document for the Record - Letter from Covington and Burling LLP on behalf of J&J [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Welch - Document for the Record - Letter from the American Academy of Pediatrics [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Rep. Welch - Document for the Record - Consensus statement from Healthy Eating Research [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM

Member Statements

  • Opening Statement of Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Health [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Opening Statement of Rep. Greg Walden, Ranking Member of the Full Committee [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM
  • Opening Statement of Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D., Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Health [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 02:08 PM

Hearing Record

  • Unedited Transcript [PDF] Added 10/06/2020 at 06:19 PM

First Published: January 24, 2020 at 04:44 PM
Last Updated: October 6, 2020 at 06:19 PM