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Newhouse Named To House Appropriations Subcommittee On Ag
Newhouse Named To House Appropriations Subcommittee On Ag
Newhouse Named To House Appropriations Subcommittee On Ag
Central Washington Representative Dan Newhouse has been appointed to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food and Drug Administration. Newhouse said he will also continue to serve on the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies as well as the Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch ...
USDA, FDA Sign MOU on Animal Biotech Regulations
USDA, FDA Sign MOU on Animal Biotech Regulations
USDA, FDA Sign MOU on Animal Biotech Regulations
The USDA and the FDA recently signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a regulatory environment at USDA for agricultural animal biotechnology innovation. The agreement allows USDA to lead animal biotech regulatory framework. Former Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue stated the effort "clears a path to bring our regulatory framework into the 21st century ...
Ag Community, FDA Trying To Spread Facts About GMOs
Ag Community, FDA Trying To Spread Facts About GMOs
Ag Community, FDA Trying To Spread Facts About GMOs
Do you want an easy way to start an argument? Just mention GMO and go from there. Some consumers strongly object to food with GMO ingredients even though, "There's been no evidence that any of these food products have caused any kind of food safety issues," said Kansas State University Extension Food Safety Specialist, Karen Blakeslee ...
NASDA, NPPC, Applaud USDA Steps to Modernize Animal Biotech Regulations
NASDA, NPPC, Applaud USDA Steps to Modernize Animal Biotech Regulations
NASDA, NPPC, Applaud USDA Steps to Modernize Animal Biotech Regulations
Livestock and agriculture welcome the recent proposal to shift animal biotech regulations from the FDA to the USDA. The proposal, announced last week by the USDA would move the regulatory framework to the agency. In a statement, the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture says, “Using the law as intended by Congress to bring order and efficiency to our current process welcomes in
NMPF: FDA Must Enforce Fake-Dairy Rules
NMPF: FDA Must Enforce Fake-Dairy Rules
NMPF: FDA Must Enforce Fake-Dairy Rules
The National Milk Producers Federation wants the FDA to ensure imitation dairy product rules are properly enforced. On Thursday, the organization made the ask of the agency's ombudsman, citing little indication of promised action. NMPF President and CEO Jim Mulhern said, “The FDA’s Office of the Ombudsman must intervene to break the bureaucratic logjam.” The F ...
National Grange Urges FDA to be Innovative in Vaccine Distribution
National Grange Urges FDA to be Innovative in Vaccine Distribution
National Grange Urges FDA to be Innovative in Vaccine Distribution
Photo: National Grange Facebook The National Grange wants the FDA to consider "any and all" delivery options of a COVID-19 vaccine for rural Americans and farmworkers. In a letter to the FDA, the organization said "we believe that innovative options such an oral vaccine in pill form should be pursued ...
Dairy Industry Continues To Curb Antibiotic Use
Dairy Industry Continues To Curb Antibiotic Use
Dairy Industry Continues To Curb Antibiotic Use
Animal agriculture has answered the call for reducing antibiotic use on the nation’s farms in recent years. By partnering with herd veterinarians and improving management techniques, producers are making progress toward strategic use of antibiotics within their herds. ...

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