On July 14, 2010, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing to examine the use of antibiotics in animal agriculture. Below are PDF files of some of the materials entered into the hearing record by organizations and health and agricultural professionals.
Joint Statement of the Pew Charitable Trusts and 19 other organizations
Statement of Bill Kurtis, Chairman and Founder of Tallgrass Beef Company
Statement of Jim Slama, FamilyFarmed.org
Statement from Bill and Nicolette Hahn Niman, Niman Ranch, Inc.
Statement of Robert S. Lawrence, M.D., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Statement of Patricia Whisnant, D.V.M., American Grassfed Beef
Statement of Stephen J. Jay, M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine
Statement of Raymond J. Tarpley, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Statement of Everly Macario, ScD, M.S., M.Ed.
Letter from Crawford Stewardship Project
Letter from the American Holistic Medical Association to Rep. Betty Sutton
Letter from the Ohio AIDS Coalition to Rep. Betty Sutton
Letter from the Ohio Public Health Coalition to Rep. Betty Sutton
Letter from 22 Ohio health care professionals to Rep. Betty Sutton
Letter from the Wisconsin Association of School Nurses to Rep. Tammy Baldwin
Letter from the Wisconsin Farmers Union to Rep. Tammy Baldwin
Resolution from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Policy Statement of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists and the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarian
Download the PDF for the official transcript of the hearing.