TIME CHANGE --- Concentration in Agriculture and an Examination of the JBS/Swift Acquisitions
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
Date: Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Time: 02:30 PM

Agenda


NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING
TIME CHANGE TO 2:30 p.m.

The hearing on "Concentration in Agriculture and an Examination of the JBS/Swift Acquisitions" scheduled by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights for Wednesday, May 7, 2008 in the Senate Dirksen Office Building, Room 226 will begin at 2:30 p.m. rather than the previously scheduled time of 2:00 p.m.

Chairman Kohl will preside.

By order of the Chairman

Member Statements


  1. Senator Herb Kohl (D - WI)
  2. Senator Chuck Grassley (R - IA)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. Douglas Ross
    Special Counsel for Agriculture, Antitrust Division
    Department of Justice
    Washington , DC
  2. Peter Carstensen
    Professor of Law
    University of Wisconsin Law School
    Madison , WI

Panel II

  1. Wesley M. Batista
    CEO, North America
    JBS Swift and Company
    Greeley , CO
  2. Steven Hunt
    CEO
    U.S. Premium Beef
    Kansas City , MO
  3. David Balto
    Senior Fellow
    Center for American Progress
    Washington , DC
  4. Michael Stumo
    Legal Counsel
    Organization for Competitive Markets
    Lincoln , NE
  5. Bill Bullard
    CEO, Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund
    United Stockgrowers of America
    Billings , MT
  6. Dillon M. Feuz Ph.D.
    Department of Economics
    Utah State University
    Logon , UT