UPDATED LINK: New White House Rural Council Report Highlights the Economic Importance of Passing a Food, Farm and Jobs Bill
During the recent Aspen Ideas Festival focused on healthy living and food choices, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack touched on issues that surround the GMO labeling debate, acknowledging the need for some sort of resolution.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack broke ground recently to officially begin construction of the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) main laboratory structure in Manhattan, Kansas.
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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today kicked off the 6th annual Feds Feed Families Campaign at the USDA Headquarters in Washington D.C. The food drive is an annual event in which Federal employees in the Washington metropolitan area and around the country collect food for distribution by food banks, food pantries, and shelters.