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WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 - There was little movement on the multilateral Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during the talks that concluded last week in Singapore, and experts say a deal isn't expected until after
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 - Compared to the more popular options available to farmers and ranchers, whole farm insurance might be considered the Rodney Dangerfield of the industry. These plans, which aim to protect against
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 - In a move observers say is no coincidence, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) unleashed a major marketing campaign this week to promote their
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 - A new report from the Governmental Accountability Office (GAO) finds that 1.2 million students stopped purchasing school lunches over the last three school years - just as USDA
The FDA and USDA have said that genetically modified crops are safe and should not warrant additional food labels. Others argue consumers have a right to know if the foods they purchase include ingredients from such crops. At least 30 states have considered additional food label requirements. Vermont recently became the first state to pass their own GMO labeling laws that now are seeing legal challenge from the GMA and others