Saturday, April 04, 2009

USDA Under Secretary Of Food Safety - Attorney Bill Marler Wants The Job

Seattle attorney Bill Marler is on Obama's short list for the USDA's Under Secretary of Food Safety. Here he explains why he feels uniquely qualified for that job:

Might need Quicktime Player to view.

My favorite line:
"I've learned a lot, and I think there's a lot I could, in a sense, give back."
The Under Secretary of Food Safety is part of the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS):
"FSIS is the public health agency in the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) responsible for ensuring that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products* is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged."
- USDA: About FSIS

*The FDA oversees all other foods, from produce to peanuts to popsicles.


Dr. Mel said...

Oh, hot damn!!!! What a fabulous idea. I certainly hope he's chosen.

Lexi said...

He's an amazing dude.