Alibi V.18 No.2 • Jan 8-14, 2009 
Tom Vilsack chews the fat at Mineo's Pizza House in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Food News

Sizing up Vilsack

What Obama’s secretary of agriculture pick means for the future of U.S. farming

When former Iowa governor Tom Vilsack's name first surfaced as a possible secretary of agriculture, it triggered an outcry among progressive foodies. The Organic Consumers Association organized a massive campaign in which 20,000 e-mails opposing Vilsack were sent to the Obama transition team.

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