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major change to organic foods production act leads to lawsuit
September 14, 2016
The lawsuit filed against the Secretary of Agriculture after a change was made to the Organic Food Productions Act without…
USDA Secretary Vilsack Demands Mandatory, Nationwide GMO Labeling Policy
May 30, 2016
Ag. Secretary Tom Vilsack asked Congress to enforce mandatory, nationwide GMO labeling. This would reduce confusion over voluntary labeling and…
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June 30, 2014
USDA secretary Tom Vilsack sees the GMO labeling debate resolution in the palm of your hand--yes, your iPhone.
May 20, 2013
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the agency would begin focusing more attention on the growth of the organic food…
January 17, 2013
On January 15th, the USDA announced the appointment of Dr. Francis Thicke, Ph.D. by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to the National…
July 3, 2011
Forming a sort-of "food safety alliance," the USDA, Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control and…
May 20, 2011
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack is being urged by the nation's top physicians, scientists and the Environmental Working Group (EWG) to…
April 11, 2011
Last week, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, announced a new rule proposed by the USDA that would require all beef, pork…
February 14, 2011
A genetically modified corn variety was approved last week by Agriculture Secretary, Tom Vilsack, amidst a chorus of concern it…
Instagram pics of foggy forests are captivating.
February 5, 2011
Each week we share our favorite links from around the web. This week includes highlights from Twilight Earth, Your Daily…