Stephen Ostroff, M.D., is the Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine, a position he assumed in May 2016. In that role, he oversees the food and animal health activities of FDA, including FDA's responsibilities in the areas of food safety and nutrition, food labeling, food and color additives, cosmetics, dietary supplements, animal drugs and animal feed, and research to support the food and veterinary medicine mission of FDA.
Jeff Sands is the Senior Advisor to the Administrator for Agriculture at the Environmental Protection Agency. Jeff comes to EPA most recently from Syngenta, where he served as Manager of Federal Government and Industry Relations. Before working at Syngenta, Sands was director of public policy for the Agricultural Retailers Association from 2012 to 2015.