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Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Hearing on “The Outbreak of Salmonella in Eggs”

Please note the additional witnesses.

WASHINGTON, DC — The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing entitled “The Outbreak of Salmonella in Eggs” on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at 12:00 noon in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will examine the recent Salmonella outbreak associated with eggs produced by Wright County Egg and Hillandale Farms of Iowa.

INVITED WITNESSES:

· Austin DeCoster, Owner, Wright County Egg

· Orland Bethel, President, Hillandale Farms of Iowa

· Michael R. Taylor, Deputy Commissioner for Foods, Food and Drug Administration

· Sarah Lewis, victim

· Carol Lobato, victim

WHEN: 12:00 noon on Wednesday, September 22

WHERE: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building