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Christie Vilsack and Tom Vilsack

FLASHBACK: Tom Vilsack's Wife Wrote 'Inflammatory Columns' About Minority Groups

'I am fascinated at the way some African-Americans speak to each other'

July 14, 2016
Piles of fresh produce (Blend Images via AP Images)

Feds Cave, Remove Sustainability From Dietary Guidelines

Panel had recommended ‘plant-based’ diets

October 7, 2015

Meat Group to Feds: ‘Hands Off My Hot Dog’

North American Meat Institute starts petition against federal dietary guidelines

March 16, 2015

Michelle Obama Pushing Ban on Junk Food Advertising in Schools

No brand names on vending machines, trashcans, screen savers

February 25, 2014
USDA's Farm to School awards $5.2 Million in grants, will teach children how to raise animals that will be used in school lunches

Feds Spend $5 Million for ‘Farm to School’ Projects

Program part of Michelle Obama’s Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act

November 27, 2013

Ethanol Lobby Calls for Retraction of AP Story

AG Sec Vilsack: ‘a number of errors and inaccuracies’

November 12, 2013

Raul Grijalva Tries to Block Energy Exploration During Shutdown

Calls for halt to energy company usage of federal land until shutdown ends

October 7, 2013

Down the Hatch

Cabinet members and White House officials skirt law forbidding federal employees from campaign activities

April 9, 2012