Illinois Senator Dick Durbin to Hold Public News Conference Today in Chicago on Pet Food Safety

At least one US Senator is paying attention! I don't know Senator Durbin but I think I like him. If you are in the Chicago...

Joy  |  Apr 5th 2007


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At least one US Senator is paying attention! I don’t know Senator Durbin but I think I like him.

If you are in the Chicago area today and have the time, it looks like Wicker Park is the place for dog and cat lovers!

Thanks to Rhon for barking in this news.

Rhon wrote:

In response to the outcry over the huge pet food recall that began in late March, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois will hold a public news conference on pet food safety tomorrow afternoon in Chicago.

Senator Durbin will address how the FDA regulates the pet food industry, as well as the Menu Foods recall and its nationwide impact on pets and their owners. He will announce plans to work with Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI) to hold a Congressional hearing on the recall when the Senate reconvenes on Tuesday,April 10.

NEWS CONFERENCE ON PET FOOD SAFETY
Host: U.S. Senator Dick Durbin
Date: Thursday, April 5, 2007
Time: 2:30 P.M.
Location: Wicker Park (north of field house)
Address: 1425 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL

Pet owners are encouraged to attend the news conference with their pets! Dogs and cats are welcome!

For more information, please contact Senator Durbin’s office at (312) 353-4952.