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WASHINGTON, March 30, 2016 - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) refused food imports at the same level between 2005 and 2013, even though the volume of food imports increased over that time period, says an Economic Research Service study released Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2016 - New Zealand has a lot to lose if the U.S. Congress fails to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Prime Minister John Key said in a speech Wednesday during a visit to Washington.
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2016 - Agriculture, food
and energy industry Political Action Committee (PACs) are preparing in a
big way for the upcoming presidential election, having already contributed a
WASHINGTON, March 29, 2016 - Looking for a Trump-like 'better deal,' nine House members are urging U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman to pressure the European Union to end its tariffs on U.S. ethanol and biodiesel imports...
WASHINGTON, March 29, 2016 - A World Trade Organization dispute panel has sided with Argentina on several of its complaints against the European Union related to the EU's imposition of anti-dumping duties on the South American country's biodiesel exports.
WASHINGTON, March 29, 2016 - President Obama will join medical
professions and law enforcement officers at the National Rx Drug Abuse and
Heroin Summit in Atlanta today to announce a series of actions addressing the
opioid abuse epidemic in America.
WASHINGTON, March 28, 2016 - State agencies administering child nutrition programs would have to implement new financial management procedures, under proposed regulations due for publication in Tuesday's Federal Register.
WASHINGTON, March 24, 2016 - Now that EPA officials have vowed to get the RFS back on a statutory schedule, a group of lawmakers and industry stakeholders want them to get back to proposing statutory blending levels as well.
WASHINGTON, March 23, 2016 - USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service pulled the plug on a voluntary grass-fed beef labeling claim in January, and a group of stakeholders want to see something similar reinstated by the department.
WASHINGTON, March 24, 2016 - Last week, 14 teams of researchers from seven Energy Department (DOE) national laboratories
convened at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado, to begin...
This week's guest on Open Mic is Ed Hamberger, President and CEO of the American Association of Railroads. In this week's interview Hamberger discusses the longstanding relationships between agriculture, railroads and feeding the world. But the industry is facing economic and regulatory challenges that could negatively affect the rail industry and its customers. The AAR supports expanded global trade through the Trans-Pacific Partnership and is hopeful a new Congress can bring needed change to corporate tax laws.