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    FDA Approves Purple Tomato

    A new tomato option will be available to consumers in 2024. A first-of-its-kind purple tomato with high antioxidants has been approved by […]

    July 12, 2023
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    91 Livestock Antibiotics to Require Prescription Starting June 11

    Livestock producers will be privy to significant changes happening in the livestock antibiotics industry this month. Many typically over-the-counter (OTC) products will […]

    June 5, 2023
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    FDA Approves First Gene-Edited Hogs for Human Consumption

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has made its first approval for gene-edited livestock for human consumption. Washington State University has […]

    May 3, 2023
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    Expert Panel Outlines Recommendations for FDA Reform

    An expert panel shared recommendations for substantial changes to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). FDA Commissioner Robert Califf requested a […]

    December 12, 2022
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    House Passes Ag Spending Bill, No Anti-Ag Amendments Included

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed six FY23 federal funding bills, including the 2023 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug […]

    July 28, 2022
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    Gene-Edited Cattle Approved for Meat Production

    U.S. food regulators announced this week that short-haired cattle produced through gene editing (CRISPR) can now be raised for meat production. The […]

    March 10, 2022
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    FDA Publishes Annual Antimicrobial Report

    USDA’s Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has published the 2020 Summary Report on Antimicrobials Sold or Distributed for Use in Food-Producing Animals. […]

    December 22, 2021
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    USDA Pledges to Strengthen the U.S. Supply Chain with $32 Million Investment

    U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the investment of $32 million to support expanded meat processing capacity through the Meat and Poultry […]

    November 29, 2021
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    2022 Ag Funding Bill with 10% Spend Increase Approved

    The 2022 funding bill for the Food and Drug Administration, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and the Agriculture Department was approved by the […]

    July 2, 2021
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    FDA, USDA: Food, Packaging Doesn’t Transmit COVID-19

    In the year since the global COVID-19 pandemic began, it’s disrupted supply chains around the world and caused massive changes in many […]

    February 19, 2021