Center for Food Safety

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Tuesday opposed the confirmation of U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. (Photos: Chip Somodevilla and Alex Wong/Getty Images)
The senator said he opposed Tom Vilsack's confirmation "because at a time when corporate consolidation of agriculture is rampant and family farms are being decimated, we need a secretary who is prepared to vigorously take on corporate power in the industry."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Employees at the Triumph Foods plant in St. Joseph Missouri process pig parts. (Photo: USDA)
Plants adopting the Trump-approved New Swine Inspection System had, on average...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
San Francisco District 11 Supervisor John Avalos speaks in opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline during a protest in Embarcadero Plaza on February 17, 2013. (Photo: Steve Rhodes/Flickr/cc)
If the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers "continues to ignore its duty to properly...