For these reasons, the Senate Select Committee on Food-borne Illness will meet Monday, February 25, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 3191 of the California State Capitol to see what can be done to address these serious food safety issues.
Senator Dean Florez was born and raised in the Central Valley and has represented the lower half of the Valley for eight years. He was first elected to the State Assembly in 1998 and served two terms. He was subsequently elected to the Senate in 2002. He chairs the California Select Committee on Food-borne Illness.