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Friday 01/17/14

USDA Reviewing COOL Language in Spending Bill
A USDA spokesperson told DTN Friday that the department is reviewing the appropriations' language on country-of-origin labeling in the 2014 omnibus spending bill this week, but no decisions have been made on whether USDA should change course.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 3:06PM CST 01/17/14 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
Comments (2)
For the most part, if there is not a means to identify origination of anything I purchase, food or other, I walk on by. With the food cost in this country at about 5% of household income, where's the beef?
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 5:47AM CST 01/18/14
Is this another big business perk
Posted by Steve Alexander at 8:38AM CST 01/22/14
 

Thursday 01/16/14

NMPF Looks for Safety Net Alternatives
With Congress milking all the drama out of the dairy debate (ha, see what I did there?), the National Milk Producers Federation lamented that House Speaker John Boehner "effectively served to kill" the dairy market stabilization program in the farm bill.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 7:25PM CST 01/16/14 by Chris Clayton | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
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