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She says her passion is teaching. Congress called her the meatpacking industry’s ‘go-to fixer.’

Mindy Brashears, the former head of the USDA’s agency overseeing meatpacking plants, has been largely quiet about her agency’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, in exclusive interviews, she addresses the criticism the USDA put food production over worker safety.