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FDA Backs Off Animal Feed Rule Affecting Brewers

posted on April 25, 2014 at 11:10 AM

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it will revise proposed livestock feed rules after hearing objections about the potential cost from brewers who sell grain leftover from making beer to ranchers and dairy... Full Story

Onion Growers Cheer Expected Water Rule Changes

posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:46 PM

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is writing food safety rules to prevent contamination from the likes of salmonella and E. coli bacteria, and its first take made onion growers unhappy. Full Story

Conn. University To Test Pot For Contaminants

posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:03 PM

"If there's no certification ... it's like saying we don't check our meat for mad cow disease." Full Story

US Says Germ-Killing Soap Could Pose Health Risks

posted on December 20, 2013 at 10:04 AM

The federal ruling on triclosan and other antibacterial ingredients lends new support to longstanding warnings from scientists who say the chemicals can interfere with hormone levels. Full Story

Market to Market (December 13, 2013)

posted on December 13, 2013 at 9:08 PM

Market to Market (December 13, 2013)
Full Program: The FDA implements voluntary restrictions on the use of antibiotics in livestock production. USDA’s latest figures on agricultural supply and demand reveal bullish and bearish scenarios. The Grinch steals Christmas Trees in the east, while “the... Full Story

FDA Asks For Voluntary Cutback on Subtheurapeutic Antibiotic Use in Animals

posted on December 13, 2013 at 6:43 PM

FDA Asks For Voluntary Cutback on Subtheurapeutic Antibiotic Use in Animals
FDA asks pharmaceutical companies to stop selling sub therapeutic doses of antibiotics for animal production. Full Story

Scientist Claims FDA Stole Idea

posted on November 27, 2013 at 11:41 AM

John Hnatio (NAY'-sho) says he learned of the alleged copyright infringement when he saw a similar tool offered for free on the FDA website. Full Story

FDA Bans Use of Trans Fat

posted on November 8, 2013 at 5:41 PM

FDA Bans Use of Trans Fat
Heart-clogging trans fats were once a staple of the American diet, plentiful in baked goods, microwave popcorn and fried food. This week though, the Food and Drug Administration announced a ban on all trans fats. Full Story

FDA Proposes Rules to Make Animal Food Safer

posted on November 1, 2013 at 10:40 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid incidents of pets dying from dog treats, the Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited rules to make pet food and animal feed safer. The rules stem from a sweeping food safety law passed by Congress almost... Full Story

USDA Seeks Secure Health of Swine Population

posted on September 27, 2013 at 2:43 PM

USDA Seeks Secure Health of Swine Population
In the wake of the outbreaks of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome, or PRRS, USDA is making efforts to secure the health of the nation’s swine population through the development of new vaccines. Full Story

FDA-Arsenic in Rice

posted on September 6, 2013 at 3:20 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says consumers shouldn't worry too much about levels of arsenic in rice — but should vary their diets just in case. The agency released a study Friday of arsenic in 1,300 samples... Full Story

FDA Proposes Rules For Safer Imported Foods

posted on July 26, 2013 at 3:37 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration proposed new steps Friday to ensure that fresh produce, cheeses and other foods imported into the United States are safe. The proposed rules, required by a sweeping food safety law passed by... Full Story

FDA to Investigate Caffeine Additives

posted on May 3, 2013 at 4:21 PM

FDA to Investigate Caffeine Additives
There is no shortage of products available for caffeine-craving consumers nowadays. But the introduction of caffeinated chewing gum has spurred concerns by the federal government about the well-being of children in relation to such... Full Story

New Deadline Ordered For FDA Food Safety Reforms

posted on April 26, 2013 at 2:26 PM

Two nonprofits, the Center for Food Safety and Center for Environmental Health, alleged the agency failed to meet the deadlines and sued. Full Story

Market to Market (January 11, 2013)

posted on January 11, 2013 at 7:22 PM

Market to Market (January 11, 2013)
Full Program: Workers detonate explosives hoping to improve navigation on the Mississippi River. The FDA proposes the most sweeping reforms to food safety rules in more than 70 years. The Agriculture Department releases its latest estimates on global supply and... Full Story
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