The agency's move sets a low bar for future approvals of genetically engineered animals for human consumption.
Senators were questioning why the Defense Department was restricting a government watchdog. Now there are criminal investigations and questions about retaliation.
Chase Madar is an attorney, a TomDispatch regular, and the author of The Passion of [Chelsea] Manning: The Story behind the Wikileaks Whistleblower. Chase tweets @ChMadar.