Additional COVID-19 legislation expected in late May

May 7, 2020

The next COVID-19 supplemental is expected to be released by the House as early as this week. Speaker Pelosi indicated that she would like the House to vote on the bill by May 15, but the …

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COVID-19 will change consumers’ purchasing habits

May 7, 2020

A recent survey of 1,800 U.S. consumers by Inspire PR Group, in partnership with Illuminology, gathered information on Americans’ food purchasing habits before, during and after COVID-19 restrictions. The Eating 2020: How COVID-19 Will Change …

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UEP announces Food Safety Advisory Council

May 7, 2020

United Egg Producers announced the new UEP Food Safety Advisory Council. UEP’s original Food Safety Scientific Advisory Council was formed to provide expertise as the FDA Egg Safety Rule was implemented across the industry.  UEP …

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Agriculture represents less than 10% of U.S. GHG emissions

April 23, 2020

Earlier this month, EPA announced the latest U.S. Inventory of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, which includes emissions data through 2018. American Farm Bureau Federation’s analysis of the report found across the U.S. livestock and poultry sectors, …

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WOTUS milestone – final rule published, effective June 22

April 23, 2020

The final Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule was formally published in the Federal Register on April 21, almost three months after it was submitted for publication. The rule will take effect on June 22. …

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