2022 Midterm Election Analysis

November 17, 2022

Republicans have regained control of the U.S. House of Representatives for the first time since 2018, ending four years of Democratic rule in Washington and ushering in a new era of divided government. Democrats overperformed …

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FDA announces final rule for food traceability

November 17, 2022

On Nov. 15, FDA issued a final rule on food traceability designed to facilitate faster identification andrapid removal of potentially contaminated food from the market, resulting in fewer foodborne illnesses and/or deaths. Foods subject to …

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Washington D.C. updates 11/3/22

November 3, 2022

Farm Bill hearings planned for the lame-duck session In October, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) announced plans to hold multiple Farm Bill hearings by year-end. The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry …

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Biotech ban could make eggs “luxury items” in Mexico

November 3, 2022

A ban on imports of genetically modified corn could raise feed costs for that nation’s livestock and poultry sectors and make eggs “a luxury item” for lower-income people, according to a study commissioned by a …

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Pressure building on Biden EPA to regulate CAFOs

November 3, 2022

Environmentalists, citizen groups and some in the “environmental justice” community are putting considerable pressure on the Biden EPA to step up federal regulation of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). Most commercial layer operations meet the …

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