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Taking Caution on Precaution
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Apr 2, 2014 10:56 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Advocates for using science to advance food production are pounding away at increasing disruption of innovation in livestock and meat industries because of the precautionary principle.

The National Institute for Animal Agriculture is holding its annual meeting this week in downtown Omaha with speeches and panel discussions centered on use of the precautionary principle in the U.S. and the lack of innovation already caused by the regulatory philosophy, particularly in Europe.

NIAA is made up of state vets and companies involved in livestock sciences, as well as affiliated livestock trade associations.

The precautionary principle states a new ...

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