NEWS
Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Dec 21, 2012 07:12 AM CST

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

Canada, Russia Agree on New Ractopamine Rules for Pork

Canadian pork shippers say they plan to comply with Russia's new zero-tolerance requirement for the feed additive ractopamine in meat shipments, putting additional pressure on the United States to meet the same standard.

In a letter to Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance, Canada Pork International said that as of Dec. 7, all Canadian pork exports destined for Russia are being tested to ensure they are free of ractopamine. Jacques ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
Ag Groups Largely Back TPA
Washington Insider-- Friday
CA Water Cuts Meet Resistance
Congress Closer to Trade Bill
Washington Insider-- Thursday
Ag Policy Blog
Groups File New Suit on CAFOs
Ag Policy Blog
Washington Insider-- Wednesday
Ag Policy Blog