Jennifer Kuzma addresses the need for open dialogue around USDA regulations.
Jennifer Kuzma, an associate professor in the Science, Technology and Environmental Policy program at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, had also filed a FOIA request for the letters. She says the USDA should be consulting with experts in a more public way before granting exemptions to specific companies. "These decisions are really under the radar," she says. "They're not being debated openly, and that is a concern."
March 1, 2012