July 27, 2020

At the start, Brashears finds Under Secretary for Food Safety job is all COVID-19 all the time

The day after she was finally confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Mindy Brashears was back home in  Lubbock, TX, giving an Ag Appreciation Day speech to the local Chamber of Commerce.  After that, she’s found her new job is pretty much about COVID-19. From her presidential appointment on May 4, 2018, to her confirmation by the U.S. Senate on March 23, 2020, 689 days passed.  It was a long wait for the former Texas Tech Univesity food safety scientist who is not known for her patience. Read more