Lawmakers face a Friday deadline to pass a new stopgap funding bill as they struggle to reach agreement on immigration and tax issues as well as a disaster bill that would include new assistance for farmers.
Milk producers such as Jerry Messer say they’ve had it with many food companies’ marketing practices, such as labeling foods in ways that disparage GMOs or using the term “milk” for plant-based beverages.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2017 – Owners of commercially minor livestock species – such as buffalo, goats, geese and ducks – may gain freer access to much more information on health care products for the critters under their care.
NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 13, 2017 – FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says his agency is “taking a step back” to “reset” certain aspects of the Food Safety Modernization Act to make sure the law is sustainable in the long run and feasible for states to implement.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2017 - The House plans to finish work this week on a giant, eight-bill appropriations measure as lawmakers look to set up negotiations with the Senate on a fiscal 2018 budget agreement.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2017 - Feed mills, grain processors and other facilities involved in supplying animal feed. including corn ethanol plants, face upcoming compliance dates for regulations intended to prevent spread of toxins, pathogens and other sources of contamination.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2017 – The Food and Drug Administration says it will ease enforcement of restrictions on the use of ultrafiltered milk (UF) in standardized cheeses, noting recent developments in the export market have caused “an oversupply and pricing challenges” with UF.
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2017 – The House Appropriations Committee advanced a fiscal 2018 funding bill for the Agriculture Department that directs the agency to ensure the safety of imported chicken from China before allowing shipments to begin.