AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu Dec 6, 2012 04:47 AM CST

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

FDA Asks Judge to Dismiss Lawsuit Charging the Agency with Foot Dragging

The Food and Drug Administration has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that calls into question the administration's lack of progress on implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act. FDA sent drafts of four of the more important rules to the White House Office of Management and Budget for review a year ago, but none of the proposals has emerged yet from the administration's review process.

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Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
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