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Politics | 7/29/2016 4:05:47 PM
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2016 - President Barack Obama today quietly signed into law legislation that prevents states from requiring on-package labeling of genetically modified ingredients, capping an historic win for farm groups, food companies and the biotech industry.
Politics | 7/29/2016 3:24:55 PM
WASHINGTON, July 28, 2016 - A Scientific Advisory Panel convened by EPA said the agency should not rely on a Columbia University epidemiological study to determine safe levels of exposure to chlorpyrifos, a widely used insecticide.

Politics | 7/29/2016 7:47:09 AM
PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2016 - The general election campaign is officially on. Hillary Clinton accepted the nomination by laying out a long policy agenda and by blasting Donald Trump as shallow, thin-skinned and unprepared.
Politics | 7/28/2016 2:33:31 PM
WASHINGTON, July 27, 2016 - The decline in prices for food and feed crops, livestock and fish products in 2015 signals that "an era of high prices is quite likely over for all sub-sectors," economists at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) say.
Politics | 7/28/2016 11:06:35 AM
WASHINGTON, July 28, 2016 - The Government Accountability Office (GAO) says the Interior Department needs to update the way it oversees and accounts for onshore oil and gas production on federal lands.
Politics | 7/28/2016 10:41:56 AM
WASHINGTON, July 28, 2016 - Primary energy consumption fell slightly in 2015 as a decline in coal use exceeded increases in natural gas, petroleum and renewables use...
Politics | 7/28/2016 10:31:34 AM
WASHINGTON, July 28, 2016 - A stream's potential for small-scale, (run of river) hydropower can now be...
Politics | 7/28/2016 8:03:03 AM
WASHINGTON, July 28, 2016 - Hillary Clinton is set to give the speech of her life tonight after getting a full-throated endorsement from the man she wants to replace.
Politics | 7/27/2016 3:31:11 PM
PHILADELPHIA, July 26, 2016 - "Thirty million gallons of biofuel will be produced without consuming a single additional bushel of corn." That's what Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, promised last October...
Politics | 7/27/2016 1:41:45 PM
WASHINGTON, July 27, 2016 - Hillary Clinton officially claimed the Democratic party's nomination Tuesday night during the roll call of state delegations.
Politics | 7/27/2016 1:30:32 PM
WASHINGTON, July 27, 2016 - Donald Trump's campaign is also betting that it can win agribusiness support and run up margins in rural areas by tapping into anger about...
Politics | 7/27/2016 1:17:21 PM
WASHINGTON, July 27, 2016 - The fight over laws which seek to prevent people entering a private farming operation with the goal of conducting undercover investigations, is coming to a head...
Politics | 7/27/2016 1:04:00 PM
WASHINGTON, July 27, 2016 - The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking nominees for a Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) that will examine the carcinogenic potential of glyphosate...
Politics | 7/27/2016 12:48:49 PM
WASHINGTON, July 27, 2016 - Impoverished populations around the world suffer because they're not getting the vitamins and nutrients they need even if they are managing to eat.
Politics | 7/27/2016 12:18:58 PM
WASHINGTON, July 27, 2016 - General Mills is expanding its recall of raw flour to include flour produced on more dates after new illnesses possibly linked to the product were reported. This is the third time that the recall, first announced in May, has been expanded.
Politics | 7/27/2016 11:47:44 AM
WASHINGTON, July 27, 2016 - About 69 percent of senior credit and risk officers from the 17 Farm Credit Associations in the AgriBank District selected commodity prices as the top challenge.
Politics | 7/27/2016 11:10:07 AM
WASHINGTON, July 27, 2016 - The Food and Drug Administration is trying to prevent foodborne illnesses by sampling products before problems occur...
Politics | 7/27/2016 10:58:33 AM
WASHINGTON, July 27, 2016 - Hot, hot, hot! Last week, a high pressure system that trapped hot air for an extended period of time created a (heat dome) that put 110 million Americans...
Politics | 7/27/2016 10:32:47 AM
WASHINGTON, July 27, 2016 - With recent declines in prices for poultry, egg and dairy products, USDA's Economic Research Service predicts prices for food-at-home will rise between...
Politics | 7/27/2016 8:24:56 AM
WASHINGTON, July 27, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack skipped last night's session of the Democratic convention to give an impassioned plea for agriculture leaders to support Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump.
Politics | 7/26/2016 8:02:46 AM
WASHINGTON, July 26, 2016 - The Democratic National Convention heads into its second day after Bernie Sanders made a case to his restive supporters last night for supporting Hillary Clinton.
Politics | 7/25/2016 8:07:20 AM
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2016 - The Agri-Pulse team is in Philadelphia for the kickoff of the Democratic National Convention.
Politics | 7/25/2016
PHILADELPHIA, July 25, 2016 - A leading critic of federal food and agriculture policy believes the GMO disclosure bill passed by Congress this month is a fair compromise that is likely to have little impact on consumer food choice.
Politics | 7/22/2016 7:48:45 PM
WASHINGTON, July, 2016 - Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate, passing over Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack who reportedly was on her short list almost up to the last minute.
Politics | 7/22/2016 4:54:21 PM
WASHINGTON, July 21, 2016 - USDA today announced final rules implementing the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 that officials say will improve access to healthy food and insure consistent standards for food marketed and served to students.
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