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WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 - One of the European Union's top billed issues in trade negotiations is the question of geographical indications, many in the dairy industry tell Agri-Pulse. The term refers to
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 - Biotechnology interests say provisions in the new farm bill that for the first time recognize biobased products and renewable chemicals on a par with biofuels represents a sea change, offering
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014--The U.S. Department of Labor will update its guidance on grain bin safety enforcement, Brian Kennedy, the DOL's assistant secretary of the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs
Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 6. 2014 -- Beef producers from the U.S., Australia, Canada and New Zealand issued a statement today expressing concern that some member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) may seek
WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014—In an attempt to prevent a patchwork of state genetically modified (GMO) food labeling rules, a coalition of agricultural, food manufacturer and consumer groups announced today
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