Ann Veneman quotes

  • Few things have more impact than nutrition on a child's ability to survive, learn effectively and escape a life of poverty.
    -- Ann Veneman

    #Children #Impact #Poverty

  • We had a single find of BSE in this country. And we believe that what we're doing is appropriate action taken in an abundance of caution under the circumstances. And I believe it's the right thing to do.
    -- Ann Veneman

    #Country #Believe #Taken

  • Its been studied to the point where we know that the impact on humans would be from consuming the most infected parts of the cow; that is, the brain and the spinal cord.
    -- Ann Veneman

    #Impact #Brain #Would Be

  • To ensure that children are protected, the abuse and exploitation of children must be brought to light and those who violate children brought to justice.
    -- Ann Veneman

    #Children #Light #Justice

  • We've had risk assessments performed by Harvard University, which said that even if we did have a small number of cases in this country that the likelihood of it spreading or getting into any kind of human health problem is very, very small.
    -- Ann Veneman

    #Country #Assessment #Numbers

  • We are doing everything we can to protect the food supply. And I can tell you that we're making decisions based upon sound science and good public policy, given the circumstances that we are now in.
    -- Ann Veneman

    #Science #Decision #Sound

  • We've all learned about this disease since it was first discovered several years ago in Europe. And so I think we've learned from the European experience.
    -- Ann Veneman

    #Country #Thinking #Years

  • I think it's important that, as a matter of course, the brain and spinal column were removed from this cow, and that would be the material that would cause concern in terms of human health. And therefore we're confident in the safety of the food supply.
    -- Ann Veneman

    #Thinking #Safety #Brain

  • The demand for beef in Canada remains strong because I think people in America, in North America, know that we have a very strong food safety system and that our food is safe to eat.
    -- Ann Veneman

    #Strong #Thinking #America

  • Actually, in this instance we do have probably a better tracking system than was the instance in Canada. Because this is a dairy cow, they're all individually tagged.
    -- Ann Veneman

    #Teamwork #Cows #Canada

  • I also believe that it's the right thing to do, to maintain strong consumer confidence in our food systems. And I believe that the consumer should have strong confidence in our food systems.
    -- Ann Veneman

    #Strong #Believe #Should

  • Kate Otto, like so many in her generation, is committed to being a good global citizen and doing her part to make the world a better place. Everyday Ambassador is a refreshing approach which encourages collaborative work with focus, empathy, humility and patience to better affect positive change in communities throughout the world.
    -- Ann Veneman

    #Humility #Focus #Empathy

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