The nomination of Mindy Brashears, currently deputy undersecretary for food safety, to be the USDA’s Under Secretary for Food Safety was reported favorably Tuesday out of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Continue Reading Ag committee again clears way for Senate to confirm Brashears for USDA

The nation’s top food safety job remains vacant after the U.S. Senate left it out of a final batch of nominees confirmed this past Wednesday night during the final hours of the 115th Congress.

Continue Reading List of last minute Senate confirmations fail to include top food safety job