Congressional Hearing on NAIS
Wednesday, March 11
The U.S. House Agriculture
Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and
Poultry will hold a hearing on NAIS
on March 11. Bills to put NAIS into
law, HR875 and companion Senate
S814, are being pushed through
Congress, as well as an
Appropriations Bill with funding for
NAIS. This hearing is critical to
blocking mandatory NAIS.
ACTION: Please call and fax all
members of the subcommittee
1. When you call, ask to speak to
the legislative aide for
agriculture. Form a positive
relationship with the aide. Become
his or her source of knowledge for
NAIS. Be RESPECTFUL and POLITE.
Remember, who would the aide rather
speak with, someone who is courteous
or someone angry and resentful?
send this to everyone you know,
ESPECIALLY to people in the states
with members on the subcommittee.
Members need to hear from their
constituents--the people who vote
them into office.
If you are in one of these states,
please arrange a meeting with the
district representative of the
Congressman. That makes a big
difference. We need to be real
people to the legislators, so that
when they think "farm" or "food"
they think of us, not Monsanto,
Cargill, Tyson, etc...
(NOTE: The colors are for easier
reading. They have no political
For more information, or if you need
help in this process, please contact
Yours for freedom,
Deborah Stockton, Executive
Consumers and Farmers
Our purpose is to promote
and preserve unregulated
that fosters availability of
locally grown or
home-produced food products.
NICFA opposes any government
funded or managed National