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SMITHFIELD, Va., May 30, 2013 - The announcement that Smithfield Foods, the largest U.S. pork producer, is poised to be purchased by Chinese meat processing company Shuanghui International was met Tuesday with skepticism
WASHINGTON, May 29, 2013- The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today it is conducting an active investigation into a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant wheat that was found growing in an Oregon wheat field
May 29, 2013- The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today it is
conducting an (active investigation) into a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant
wheat that was found growing in an Oregon field.
WASHINGTON, May 23, 2013 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued a final rule to modify the labeling provisions for muscle cut commodities covered under the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) program.
Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns believes the lame duck agenda will be brief and the 114th congress challenged with a blizzard of regulatory authority exerted from the Obama administration. While the GOP majority in both the House and Senate cannot be ignored, both chambers may struggle to muster enough votes to override a presidential veto on key issues. Johanns expects a tremendous amount of energy around the appropriations and budget process in the new congress. Many wonder what might be the next political step for this Nebraska Republican.