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TREAD Act Provides More Flexibility to Livestock Haulers

Jennifer Shike November 1, 2019 01:37 PM Wyatt Bechtel ( ) On Wednesday, Reps. Angie Craig (D-Minn.) and Lloyd Smucker (R-Pa.) introduced The Responsible & Efficient Agriculture Destination (TREAD) Act (H.R. 4919) that would give farmers and ranchers more flexibility when they are transporting live animals and perishable goods. This bipartisan legislation would make it […]
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COOL Resolution Introduced By Senator Tester

Greg Henderson October 31, 2019 01:54 PM A resolution supporting the reestablishment of a country-of-origin labeling (COOL) program was introduced Thursday by Senator Jon Tester (D-MT). The resolution puts forth a firm statement of support for COOL, which was repealed in 2015. The United States Cattlemen’s Association supports Tester’s resolution. “The U.S. produces the highest […]
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AgriTalk: Real MEAT Act Calls for More Answers

Jennifer Shike October 30, 2019 01:36 PM Placing meat alternatives in the meat case at the grocery store is deceiving, says Congressman Roger Marshall (R-KS). On Monday, Marshall, along with Congressman Anthony Brindisi (D-NY) introduced the Real Marketing Edible Artificials Truthfully (MEAT) Act, a federal bill to require plant-based and cell-cultured protein products to be […]
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Consumer Group: Fake Meat is Factory Food

Will Coggin September 24, 2019 03:14 PM The ingredient list can include tertiary butylhydroquinone and disodium inosinate. ( CCF ) The Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) is running a full-page ad in USA Today exposing the highly processed nature of fake, “plant-based” bacon. Roughly one-third of consumers believe “plant-based” is equivalent to “minimally processed.” The […]
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FDA Releases Draft GFI to End OTC Sales of Most Animal Antibiotics

John Maday September 24, 2019 08:36 AM The new guidance would include dosage forms including injectable or intra-mammary antibiotic products now available over the counter for use in beef and dairy cattle. ( Geni Wen ) On Monday, September 23, the FDA released draft guidance for industry (GFI) #263, outlining a process for voluntarily bringing […]
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