The Trump administration is acting to remove another regulatory barrier to agricultural biotechnology by proposing to streamline EPA's oversight of pest-resistant plants. But there's little sign of progress on reforms to FDA’s regulation of gene-edited animals.
A study by the National Academy of Sciences says that cutting restaurant portions and reforming garbage fees are some of the best ways to reduce the huge amount of food that Americans waste, about 30% of what is produced.
The Democratic-controlled House approved a package of fiscal 2021 spending bills Friday that would provide about $1 billion for rural broadband expansion while blocking the Trump administration from cutting food stamp rolls and carrying out key regulatory relief measures.
Federal research agencies need to do a better job of coordinating studies into how to address Americans’ nutrition deficiencies, which have been highlighted by the COVID-19 crisis, according to a study by leading nutrition experts.
The Food and Drug Administration plans to employ enhanced technology using new data sources to trace food outbreaks to their source, the agency said in a Smarter Era for Food Safety Blueprint released Monday.