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Articles by Philip Brasher

Chipotle: Not quite GMO-free

Chipotle made news this week with its pronouncement that it has gone GMO free, making it the first fast-food chain to do so. But the company isnðt quite free of biotechnology - not even close.
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Tyson to eliminate antibiotics from chicken

Tyson Foods Inc. says it is on track to end the use of human antibiotics in its U.S. chicken production by September 2017. The company says it has reduced antibiotic usage by 80 percent on broiler farms since 2011 and eliminated the drugs from its hatcheries.
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House committee approves TPA

The House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday night approved, 25-13, a Trade Promotion Authority bill one day after the Senate Finance Committee advanced its version of the legislation, which guarantees that trade deals can get an up-or-down-vote in Congress without an
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Senate committee OKs fast-track trade bill

he Senate Finance Committee approved a bill to fast-track new trade agreements as the panelps leaders fought off bipartisan efforts to attack foreign currency manipulation and impose restrictions on U.S. negotiators. The Trade Promotion Authority bill, approved 20-6 wi
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Ports, waterways set for funding boost

The water development bill and barge tax increase that passed Congress last year could start to pay off for the ports and waterways critical to moving agricultural exports. Harbor projects are likely to be the biggest near-term beneficiaries.
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