I am writing this in response to the article appearing in Food Safety News on Dec. 27 regarding Elsa Murano’s being considered for Secretary of Agriculture. The article refers to Murano’s previous service as the USDA Under Secretary for Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) from 2001-2004.

USDA-Feb2015Prior to Murano’s arrival at FSIS, every USDA-inspected plant…

The main house at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, FL.
The main house at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, FL.

President George W. Bush’s first Under Secretary for Food Safety, Professor Elsa Murano, got her interview for Secretary of Agriculture Wednesday.

It’s unknown whether the former Texas A&M president met with the president-elect, Vice President-elect Mike Pence, or others from the transition…

One of the nation’s past top food safety officials might be named Secretary of Agriculture by President-elect Donald J. Trump.

Murano_406x250Cuban-born Texan Professor Elsa Murano, who served as U.S. Under Secretary of Agriculture for Food Safety in the administration of President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2004, is a late edition to a list…