Articles Tagged with ''USDA''

USDA to host webinar on proposed FSMA produce safety rules

While the agency has no formal role in developing or implementing the rule, USDA's AMS will host the webinar as a service to the produce industry.
August 5, 2013

While the agency has no formal role in developing or implementing the rule, USDA's AMS will host the webinar as a service to the produce industry.


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Meat organizations from US, Canada and Mexico seek country-of-origin labeling rule injunction

The request for preliminary injunction is part of a July 8 lawsuit to block implementation of the rule.
July 26, 2013
The request for preliminary injunction is part of a July 8 lawsuit to block implementation of the rule.
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Meat industry groups seek to block USDA country-of-origin labeling rule

They say new rules are too expensive and don't provide public health and safety benefits.
July 10, 2013
They say new rules are too expensive and don't provide public health and safety benefits.
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Animal rights groups sue USDA over horse slaughter permits

The Roswell, NM facility would be the first to be process horse meat since 2007.
July 3, 2013
The Roswell, NM facility would be the first to be process horse meat since 2007.
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USDA announces new Smart Snacks in Schools nutrition standards

The new standards must be implemented by July 1, 2014.
June 27, 2013
The new standards must be implemented by July 1, 2014.
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USDA introduces new mobile tools and open data projects

New APIs and mobile apps are designed to bring USDA customer service into the 21st century.
June 12, 2013

Economic Research Service Web Content and Farmers Market Directory APIs will spur further development.


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Senate passes $1 trillion farm bill

The bill would cut farmer subsidies while increasing contributions to a crop insurance program.
June 11, 2013
The bill would cut farmer subsidies while increasing contributions to a crop insurance program.
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USDA public meeting to address agenda items for upcoming Codex Alimentarius Commission

The meeting will be held June 18 at USDA headquarters.
June 10, 2013
The meeting will be held June 18 at USDA headquarters.
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General Mills joins US Food Waste Challenge as founding partner

The initiative will seek to reduce food loss by encouraging recovery for human consumption, animal feed, compost or energy generation.
June 5, 2013

The initiative will seek to reduce food loss by encouraging recovery for human consumption, animal feed, compost or energy generation.


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New USDA study shows more fiber, less sugar and sodium in breakfast cereals

Healthier cereals can help consumers meet recommended daily levels of nutritional dietary components.
June 4, 2013
Healthier cereals can help consumers meet recommended daily levels of nutritional dietary components.
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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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