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Comment Number: AGW-13404
|Sent:||Monday, December 28, 2009 12:58 PM|
|Subject:||Comments Regarding Agriculture and Antitrust Enforcement Issues in Our 21st Century Economy|
I'm a housewife in Houston, Texas and I'm concerned that the consolidation of power in the agricultural and food processing sectors threatens the safety of our food supply. The conditions in which animals are raised and the amount of pesticides used on produce make me wonder about the quality of the food I feed my family. We grow some of our own vegetables but we certainly can't raise our own cattle or chickens so we have to depend on companies that don't seem to have our best interests in mind and the government agencies that are supposed to regulate the industry don't seem much better. I want to thank you for the opportunity to express my opinion and look forward to following your investigation.