The Morning Brew: Thursday, 12.18



Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food, offers his thoughts on the appointment of Tom Vilsack as Secretary of Agriculture. (NPR)

The FDA approves the new sweetener Truvia. (Forbes)

A foundation that supports urban agriculture is brought down by Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme. (New York Times)
- Ian Froeb

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