Hearing Set on FDA Nominee

November 21, 2019

President Trump’s nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration goes before a Senate committee this week. Stephen M. Hahn’s nomination as commissioner is not expected to generate major controversy. Hahn is a chief medical …

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USDA Publishes Hemp Rule

November 7, 2019

The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced new rules to allow the cultivation of hemp. Legalized in the 2018 farm bill, hemp is the same species as marijuana but has less than 0.3 percent by weight …

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FDA Public Meeting on New Era of Smarter Food Safety

November 7, 2019

UEP Senior VP of Regulatory Affairs Oscar Garrison, along with consultant Randy Green, attended the FDA public meeting on October 21 in Washington, D.C. The meeting was held to outline the agency’s vision and gain …

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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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UEP members attended annual legislative visits

May 16, 2019

Published in WattAG, By DEVEN KING ,  May 16, 2019 Topics of discussion included immigration, food labeling, animal health and checkoff funding Farmer members of United Egg Producers (UEP), held their annual legislative visits in Washington, D.C., …

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