Monthly Archives: July 2018

USDA Invites Comments on the Implementation of the e-Connectivity Pilot Program

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced July 27 USDA is inviting comments on the implementation of the e-Connectivity Pilot Program established in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 on March 23, 2018. USDA is developing this pilot program to catalyze private investment and bring broadband to unserved rural areas of the country. The new […]
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Labeling Must be Top Priority in ‘Fake Meat’ Debate

In response to a letter sent to the White House earlier July 27 by national meat lobbying groups requesting USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to assert jurisdiction over laboratory-grown protein, United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) President Kenny Graner said the following. “USCA agrees that progress must continue in addressing the regulatory questions surrounding […]
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