UEP, Other Influencers Call for Vote on Brashear Nomination

August 15, 2019

UEP is among ten of the nation’s largest and most influential agricultural organizations that have written Senate leadership, calling for an immediate vote to confirm Mindy Brashears as USDA’s undersecretary for agriculture. The organizations say Brashears is “eminently qualified to fulfill the critical role of overseeing the safety of the nation’s meat, poultry, and egg products.”

Calling for an immediate confirmation vote are: the American Farm Bureau Federation; American Sheep Industry Association; American Veterinary Medical Association; Catfish Farmers of America; National Association of State Departments of Agriculture; National Cattlemen’s Beef Association; National Chicken Council; National Pork Producers Council, National Turkey Federation; North American Meat Association and the United Egg Producers. Read the full article from Food Safety News.