Top 31 Mike Johanns Quotes

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“Food safety involves everybody in the food chain.”

― Mike Johanns

“The president has been a true friend of the ag industry, because he continues to invest large amounts of money at a time when savings is really the goal of the federal government to deal with the deficit.”

― Mike Johanns

“We need to always be vigilant on the sanitary issues.”

― Mike Johanns

“My goal with the Canadian border is the same goal I have for Japan and Korea.”

― Mike Johanns

“The industry is becoming very ready for animal identification.”

― Mike Johanns

“We’re going to do everything possible to make sure that food safety is always paramount, and that we work with the industry as aggressively as we can to make sure that we’re paying attention to the food-safety issues.”

― Mike Johanns

“Our job is to ensure that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, accurately labeled for the benefit of the American consumers, and to make sure that they are in compliance with all federal laws.”

― Mike Johanns

“The meat and poultry industries are outstanding industries, and it’s going to be a very natural fit for me.”

― Mike Johanns

“Growing up on a dairy farm, you certainly learn discipline and a commitment to purpose.”

― Mike Johanns

“On the professional side, those 18 years on the farm instilled my love for agriculture.”

― Mike Johanns

“I ended up being the governor of a very ag state, Nebraska.”

― Mike Johanns

“When one cow was found with BSE in 2003, many of our trading partners closed their borders to our beef.”

― Mike Johanns

“We had Taiwan, Egypt, Lebanon, and Oman open their markets to our beef, and we’re excited about that.”

― Mike Johanns

“We asked ourselves and the world to base decisions on good science, and I really believe the United States can be the leader in delivering that message to our international trading partners.”

― Mike Johanns

“The goal is to normalize trade relations based on sound science and consumer protection.”

― Mike Johanns

“There is a certain amount of momentum that is achieved when one country after another reopens their borders.”

― Mike Johanns

“Fortunately, when it comes to meat and poultry, I have the really wonderful situation of having producers and processors that produce and process a very high-quality product.”

― Mike Johanns

“People enjoy our meat and our poultry, as I do as a consumer.”

― Mike Johanns

“Science is the international language, so when we are able to convince countries that good decision-making for human health and animal health is based upon science, that’s a real success story for us.”

― Mike Johanns

“In 75 foreign countries, we have a presence in the USDA.”

― Mike Johanns

“In this day and age when we do so much business in foreign trade, we need the ability to identify trace an animal very quickly, identifying where it came from – where it has been, and where it is at today.”

― Mike Johanns

“The big producer is going to figure out how to deal with whatever the rules are, but the little guy who is running a few hundred units or maybe feeding 1,500 cattle a year, how will they ever comply with these requirements?”

― Mike Johanns

“In beef trade issues, we base our decisions upon science.”

― Mike Johanns

“There is a tremendous amount of support for the approach we have taken, which again is to base our decisions on risk analysis and thoughtful scientific process.”

― Mike Johanns

“The world is really figuring BSE out, and that’s positive.”

― Mike Johanns

“One of the things that I always say about bioterrorism, whether it’s ourselves at the federal level, folks at the state level, or folks in the private industry, we’ve done many great things, especially since 9/11.”

― Mike Johanns

“Today, we can tell people we have a testing process and facilities in place on a nationwide basis.”

― Mike Johanns

“Producers are so much better-educated in issues related to terrorism.”

― Mike Johanns

“This president has said this has to be a priority for our nation, protecting our food supply from terrorist acts, so he continues to provide the funding that is necessary.”

― Mike Johanns

“I meet with people in the industry on an ongoing basis.”

― Mike Johanns

“I never would have believed as a candidate for the U.S. Senate that the U.S. government could buy GM without a hearing, with no vote, yes or no. There are billions and billions of dollars at stake here.”

― Mike Johanns
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