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DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon May 5, 2014 11:16 AM CDT

Due to a huge industry outcry, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is backing off a proposed rule that would have made it difficult for livestock producers to use brewers spent grains in their rations.

Proposed regulations were issued under the Food Safety Modernization Act. The FDA public comments period closed on March 31. Many brewers expressed concern about the rule, which would have imposed costly measures to ensure their spent grains met with regulations.

The Beer Institute, a national trade association for the U.S. brewing industry, and members of the brewing industry argued it was unnecessary for FDA to ...

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