Food Safety News reported that there is no timetable for moving the nomination of Elisabeth Hagen to the Senate floor. Hagen, currently the chief medical officer at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is the
Matt Madia is a regulatory policy analyst for OMB Watch, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and advocacy organization promoting an open and accountable government since 1983. Matt advocates for a transparent and participatory regulatory process that produces rules protective of the public, especially in the areas of food and product safety, the environment, and worker health, safety, and rights. He regularly provides insight into the regulatory process from a public perspective and has appeared in national media outlets including the Washington Post, NPR, and the NBC Nightly News.