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March 27, 2015

USDA announces no actions under Feedstock Flexibility Program

The USDA Commodity Credit Corporation announced today that it does not expect to purchase sugar under the Feedstock Flexibility Program in the second quarter of 2015.
March 27, 2015
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EU finding ugly foods attractive

A new movement is under way in Europe to get consumers to be more accepting of “ugly food” and cut down on food waste.
March 26, 2015
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Professor tells House committee that GMOs should not be labeled

Molecular biology and genetics professor Nina Fedoroff says genetic modification has a good history.
March 25, 2015

Lawmakers to vote on $1B water plan amid drought

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)—Facing pressure to address an ongoing drought, California lawmakers are expected to vote Wednesday on a plan to speed up more than $1 billion in water spending.
March 25, 2015

FDA declares GM apples, potatoes safe and nutritious

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has evaluated several varieties of genetically engineered apples and potatoes and found them to be as safe and nutritious as their conventional counterparts.
March 25, 2015

Woes on WOTUS shared at Senate Ag hearing

More woes have been shared in testimony at a Senate Agriculture hearing Tuesday about the EPA’s Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) proposed rule.
March 25, 2015

NFU maintains sugar policy support at annual conference

Last week, the National Farmers Union (NFU) convened its annual convention to set policy positions for the country’s second largest farm organization over the next 12 months.
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