‘Eggsellent’ Health Benefits is Theme of World Egg Day

September 19, 2019

‘Eggsellent’ Health Benefits is Theme of World Egg Day World Egg Day is October 11 and this year the global campaign will focus on five key benefits of eggs. Eggs are among the most nutritious …

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Ethanol Waiver Policy Could Change

September 19, 2019

Controversy continues to swirl around waivers granted by the Environmental Protection Agency that exempt some small refineries from meeting biofuel requirements. Corn farmers and ethanol companies oppose the so-called “small refinery waivers” because they have …

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U.S., China Restart Trade Talks Amid Olive Branches

September 19, 2019

The United States and China will re-start trade negotiations this week after an exchange of modest, but conciliatory, steps. China excluded a few U.S. products from its retaliatory tariffs, then announced tariffs on soybeans, pork …

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Senate Subcommittee approves $151.7B Ag Appropriations

September 19, 2019

On September 17, the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee approved the $151.7 billion FY 2020 Agriculture Appropriations Bill by a voice vote without any amendments. The bill provides $1.028 billion for USDA’s Animal and Plant Health …

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FDA Announces New Era of Smarter Food Safety

September 19, 2019

FDA Constituent Update, September 17, 2019 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it will hold a public meeting on October 21, to hear from a broad cross-section of stakeholders on a modern …

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