Hearings

Reviving Competition, Part 5: Addressing the Effects of Economic Concentration on Americas Food Supply

Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law

Location: 2141 RHOB

Reviving Competition, Part 5: Addressing the Effects of Economic Concentration on Americas Food Supply


Hearing: Reviving Competition, Part 5: Addressing the Effects of Economic Concentration on Americas Food Supply

Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law (Committee on the Judiciary)

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 (10:00 AM)

2141 RHOB
Washington, D.C.

Support Documents

  • Notice [PDF]
  • Testimony from Rob Larew, President, National Farmers Union submitted by The Honorable David N. Cicilline [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Statement from Bill Bullard, CEO, Ranchers Cattleman Action Legal Fund United Stockgrowers of America submitted by The Honorable David N. Cicilline [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Testimony from Steven Etka, Policy Director, Campaign for Contract Agriculture Reform submitted by The Honorable David N. Cicilline [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Letter from George Slover, Senior Policy Counsel, and Michael Hansen, Senior Scientist, Food, both of Consumer Reports submitted by The Honorable David N. Cicilline [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Statement from Claire Kelloway, Manager of the Fair Food and Farming Systems Program, Open Markets Institute submitted by The Honorable David N. Cicilline [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Statement from the National Association of Convenience Stores submitted by The Honorable David N. Cicilline [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Statement from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition submitted by The Honorable David N. Cicilline [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Statement from a coalition of organic farmers from New England submitted by The Honorable David N. Cicilline [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Testimony from Margaret Krome Lukens, Policy Director, and Aaron Johnson, Challenging Corporate Power Program Manager, both of the Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA submitted by The Honorable David N. Cicilline [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Statement from Anthony Perrone, International President, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union submitted by The Honorable David N. Cicilline [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Statement from Rhode Island Resident Ruarri Miller, Owner, Union Burrito submitted by The Honorable David N. Cicilline [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Statement from Kayte Barton, an advocate for individuals with disabilities submitted by The Honorable David N. Cicilline [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Testimony from Amanda Hitt, Director of Food Integrity Campaign, The Government Accountability Project submitted by The Honorable David N. Cicilline [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Testimony from Julie Anna Potts, President and Chief Executive Officer, North American Meat Institute submitted by the Honorable Ken Buck [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Reuters Article by David Lawder, "Analysis: High U.S. meat prices: packer profiteering or capacity crunch?" submitted by The Honorable Scott Fitzgerald [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • American Veterinary Medical Association Article by Bridget M. Kuehn, "Campaign to outlaw sow housing in Florida advances" submitted by The Honorable Greg Steube [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Webpage from The Humane Society of the United States, "Eating Humanely," submitted by The Honorable Greg Steube [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Brownfield Article by Ken Anderson "HSUS' Maxwell Says 'Less Meat' is Good" submitted by The Honorable Greg Steube [PDF] Added 01/20/2022 at 12:39 PM

First Published: January 14, 2022 at 09:45 AM

Witnesses

Ms. Allison Johnson
Sustainable Food Policy Advocate, Natural Resources Defense Council

  • Johnson Statement [PDF]
  • Johnson TTF [PDF]
  • Johnson Bio [PDF]

Mr. Geoffrey A. Manne
President and Founder, International Center for Law and Economics

  • Manne Statement [PDF]
  • Manne TTF [PDF]
  • Manne Bio [PDF]

Mr. Joe Maxwell
President, Board of Directors, Farm Action

  • Maxwell Statement [PDF]
  • Maxwell TTF [PDF]
  • Maxwell Bio [PDF]

Ms. Trina McClendon
Owner, Trinity Poultry Farm LLC

  • McClendon Statement [PDF]
  • McClendon TTF [PDF]
  • McClendon Bio [PDF]

Mr. Michael S. Needler Jr.
CEO, Fresh Encounters

  • Needler Statement [PDF]
  • Needler TTF [PDF]
  • Needler Bio [PDF]

Mr. Peter St. Onge
Research Fellow, Economic Policy, The Heritage Foundation

  • St. Onge Statement [PDF]
  • St. Onge [PDF]
  • St. Onge Bio [PDF]