From USDA/AMS Proposed National Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Hearings
See Federal Register Notice announcing LGMA Hearings around the country
See Video Tapes of the Monterey, California hearings, as they become available
Testimony (various venues)
Steve Etka for the National Organic Coalition
Patty Lovera for Food and Water Watch
Bu Nygrens, co-owner & Purchasing Manager, Veritable Vegetable, San Francisco, California
Garth Kahl, Farm Program Coordinator for Oregon Tilth Certified Organic, Salem, Oregon.
Lisa Bunin, PhD, Center for Food Safety, San Francisco and Washington, DC
Jo Ann Baumgartner, Director, Wild Farm Alliance, Watsonville, California
Josh Hinerfeld, CEO, Organically Grown Company Eugene
David Runsten, Director of Policy and Programs, Community Alliance with Family Farmers, Davis, California
Brian Snyder, executive director, Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA)
Chris Blanchard, farmer, Rock Spring Farm, Decorah, Iowa
Carol Goland, Executive Director of The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
Steve Warshawer, farmer, and employee of La Montanita Cooperative, Albuquerque, NM
Charlotte Vallaeys, Farm and Food Policy Analyst, Cornucopia Institute
Steve Gilman, Policy Coordinator for the Interstate Council of NOFA
Amanda Gormley, Syracuse Real Food Cooperative Market, Inc., Syracuse, NY
Kate Mendenhall, Executive Director, of NOFA-NY
Some Studies Used in Testimony
Food Safety versus Environmental Protection on the Central California Coast, Stuart, et al.
Management of In-Field, Edge-of-Field, and After-Field Buffers, Dabney, et al.
Effects of Cattle Feeding Regimen and Soil Management Type on the Fate of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella, Franz, et al.
Fate of physical, chemical, and microbial contaminants in domestic wastewater followingtreatment by small constructed wetlands, Hench, et al.
Significant E coli Attenuation by Vegetative Buffers on Annual Grasslands, Tate, et al.
Survival of genetically marked E coli O157:H7 in soil as affected by soil microbial community shifts, Van Elsas, et al.
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