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In an effort to share the happenings and highlights in food policy, Food Directions shares the weekly “Things You Need to Know” list.
Secretary of Agriculture pick, Sonny Perdue, passed by voice vote through the Senate Agriculture Committee, but is still waiting for the full Senate vote on April 24 at 5:30pm.
The confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee was held for Scott Gottlieb, President Trump’s pick for Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.
House Committee on Ag
The House Committee on Agriculture held a series of hearings, most notably on “the Future of SNAP”.
Health and Human Services
The White House announced that Eric Hargan will be Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services.