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Senate Republicans Criticize USDA Nominee Merrigan for Organic Ties

April 7th, 2009 | by Jennifer Lance

President Obama has nominated Kathleen Merrigan for deputy secretary of agriculture. Merrigan, helped develop the USDA's rules on organic food during the Clinton era. Merrigan has been hailed by sustainable agriculture advocates; however, Senate Republicans are concerned with her organic ties



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