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Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Apr 16, 2014 12:09 PM CDT

U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns, R-Neb., is joining other industry organizations in asking the Food and Drug Administration to revise a proposed rule regarding distillers grains and other coproducts, according to a press release Johanns released Tuesday. (http://1.usa.gov/…)

Johanns wrote a letter to FDA asking that distillers grains be exempt from a proposed rule that would add costly new requirements for brewers and ethanol plants producing distillers grains. According to the Beer Institute, complying with such regulations could cost large breweries as much as $13.6 million per year, forcing those unable to finance such measures to either dump the ...

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