Articles Tagged with ''legislation''

Farm Bill fails in House as support erodes

Democrats bolted at the last minute, and over 60 Republicans voted against the bill.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Democrats bolted at the last minute, and over 60 Republicans voted against the bill.
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Vilsack’s statement on Food, Farm and Jobs Bill praises Senate, questions House

The Secretary objected to cuts to the SNAP food assistance program.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The Secretary objected to cuts to the SNAP food assistance program.
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Organic and conventional farmers disagree on advertising legislation

Conventional farmers argue that organic farmers shouldn't get extra help.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Conventional farmers argue that organic farmers shouldn't get extra help.
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Dairy Freedom Act voted down in House Agriculture Committee

The amendment would have jettisoned the Farm Bill's dairy supply management program.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The amendment would have jettisoned the Farm Bill's dairy supply management program.
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Producers and processors split on dairy bill

At issue is a mandatory supply management program.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Producers prefer the language in last year’s stalled Farm Bill, while processors prefer the new amendment.
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IDFA endorses Dairy Freedom Act

The plan would include a margin insurance program.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The plan would include a margin insurance program.
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Obama signs pro-GMO rider into law

The law will benefit Monsanto and other major industrial agriculture companies.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The law will benefit Monsanto and other major industrial agriculture companies.
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Caffeine stirs up Congressmen

Lawmakers have asked more than a dozen energy drink companies to explain their products. Are energy drinks food or nutraceuticals?
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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Lawmakers have asked more than a dozen energy drink companies to explain their products. Are energy drinks food or nutraceuticals?
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FMI says labeling of menu items should not include grocery stores

Organization urging "common sense" in implementation
By Shane O'Halloran
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Organization urging "common sense" in implementation.


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Caffeine: Use responsibly

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Like alcohol, sugar, fat and salt, caffeine used in moderation is relatively safe and has benefits as well.


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