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Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Jul 8, 2014 06:15 AM CDT

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

FDA's Proposed Adulteration Rule Worries Dairy Farmers

The Food and Drug Administration currently has a proposed rule under consideration that is designed to prevent hazards from being introduced to the food supply by acts of terrorism. One way FDA proposes to do this is by requiring foreign and domestic processing and handling facilities to develop mitigation strategies to prevent weak spots in the food supply chain. The agency proposed the rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act, which expanded the FDA's ...

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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