Scientists who study the danger to humans and food production from zoonotic diseases, those that can jump from animals to humans, say there are ways to prevent the next global pandemic at a fraction of the cost of ending a massive outbreak.
Rod Snyder, president of Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, is the Environmental Protection Agency’s new agriculture adviser, pleasing ag groups that had backed him for the position.
The Food and Drug Administration is hoping to release soon its voluntary sodium reduction targets for processed, packaged and prepared foods, Food and Drug Administration Acting Commissioner Janet Woodcock told the Consumer Federation of America’s Food Policy Conference Wednesday.
EPA Administrator Michael Regan has said repeatedly he wants to craft a “durable” definition of “waters of the United States” in the Clean Water Act — one informed by Supreme Court precedent and input from a variety of stakeholders.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai signaled Monday that the Biden administration is ready to begin pressing Beijing to fulfill its promises under the Phrase One agreement, but she didn’t commit to negotiating a much-desired second phase that would elicit new promises of ag commodity purchases.