AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Apr 5, 2013 06:07 AM CDT

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

FDA Asked to Ban on Antibiotics in Distillers Grains with Solubles

A petition filed by the Center for Food Safety and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy claims that the presence of antibiotics in distillers gains with solubles (DGS) is "wholly illegal," and calls for the Food and Drug Administration to ban the use of antibiotics in ethanol production when DGS, the byproduct of the process, is sold as livestock feed.

Many ethanol producers currently use antibiotics to control bacteria ...

Quick View
  • Back to Beans Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special att...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-document...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
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