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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Jan 4, 2013 05:58 AM CST

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

Food Safety Groups Continue Push for New Regulations from White House

Two years ago today, President Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act into law, but the final rules to implement the law are still languishing at the White House Office of Management and Budget, the agency responsible for reviewing all new government rules and regulations.

The publication Food Safety News points out that over the past four years, OMB has allowed thousands of pages of regulations to be published, but ...

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