News from Washington 2/02/2023

February 2, 2023

Senate Agriculture Committee announces farm bill hearing schedule This past week, the Senate Agriculture Committee released its hearing schedule to solicit input from the Department of Agriculture as it prepares for the upcoming farm bill. …

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Dietary Guidelines cycle kicks off

February 2, 2023

The process of revising the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) moved forward as federal agencies appointed a scientific advisory committee that will largely write the guidelines and scheduled the panel’s first meeting. The Dietary Guidelines …

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News from Washington

January 19, 2023

Secretary Vilsack comments on upcoming Farm Bill Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack expressed that he wants the next farm bill to include reforms for disaster relief and focus more on farmers who have not done as …

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FDA report details production animal antibiotic usage

January 5, 2023

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been working to ensure the judicious use of antibiotics to slow the development of antimicrobial resistance and preserve the effectiveness of antimicrobials for fighting disease in animals …

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Lawmakers concerned about imitation animal products

January 5, 2023

Congressional authors of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) 2023 budget told the agency to research consumers’ beliefs about plant-based foods that are marketed with the names of animal products such as eggs. In the …

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