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Wednesday 04/23/14

Vermont Lawmakers Pass Biotech Labeling Legislation
Vermont will become the first state to actually require labeling of foods with ingredients from biotech (GMO) crops.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 4:48PM CDT 04/23/14 by Chris Clayton | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
Senators Seek Funding for PEDv Vaccine
Six Democratic senators have written the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture asking for funding for a virus to deal with the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 9:15AM CDT 04/23/14 by Chris Clayton | 0 Comments | Post a Comment

Tuesday 04/22/14

Vilsack: I Don't Have Presidential Sizzle
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told fellow Iowans Tuesday that he doesn't have "the sizzle it takes" to run for president.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 7:27PM CDT 04/22/14 by Chris Clayton | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
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