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“Riced Vegetables” are NOT a Form of Rice – Arkansas Ag Committee Discussion

“Riced Vegetables” are NOT a Form of Rice – Arkansas Ag Committee Discussion

πŸ‘€By Lydia Holmes, USA Rice Daily 🕔Dec 6, 2017

Yesterday, Arkansas Rice Federation Executive Director Lauren Waldrip Ward testified before the Arkansas Joint Senate and House Committee on Agriculture on the industry’s concern of a current food trend where vegetables are being “riced” and marketed as a “more healthy”

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Rice: USA Rice Asks for Govt. Crackdown on Mislabeled Products

Rice: USA Rice Asks for Govt. Crackdown on Mislabeled Products

πŸ‘€By Michael Klein, USA Rice 🕔Oct 17, 2017

It’s only natural for manufacturers, competing for the ever-dwindling attention of consumers, to make product claims to set theirs apart. But a rise in these statements that range from the incredulous to the spurious has forced USA Rice to bring

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Texas Rice: Harvey + Mosquito Spraying + Flood Waters Question

Texas Rice: Harvey + Mosquito Spraying + Flood Waters Question

πŸ‘€By: Dr. M.O. (Mo) Way, Prof. of Entomology, Texas AgriLife Research & Extension Ctr. 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Well, Harvey is over but the damages and after effects will last for many years. The Beaumont Center received over 50 inches of rain in less than a week. About 90% of Texas’ main crop was harvested when Harvey struck,

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Hurricane Damage: FDA Clarifies Rules for Accepting Human or Animal Food Crops

Hurricane Damage: FDA Clarifies Rules for Accepting Human or Animal Food Crops

πŸ‘€By Ben Mosely, USA Rice 🕔Sep 14, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a statement this afternoon to provide much needed guidance for farmers whose crops are in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey and Irma. Under the original statement issued by FDA last week, it was

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Post-Hurricane: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter the Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

Post-Hurricane: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter the Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

πŸ‘€By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Sep 11, 2017

As farmers in Florida, Georgia and other Southeastern states brace for Hurricane Irma, farmers in Texas are dealing with the post-Hurricane Harvey impacts of flooded crops. Among the issues facing farmers is how to treat crops that were in flooded

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Minnesota: Dealing with Grain Damaged by September Flood – DTN

Minnesota: Dealing with Grain Damaged by September Flood – DTN

πŸ‘€By Mary Kennedy, DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Oct 4, 2016

Heavy rains that fell in southern Minnesota, southern Wisconsin and northern Iowa the third week of September flooded fields and roads and delayed harvest progress for many farmers. While the weather has turned drier in those areas since then, some

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Distillers Grain: New Antimicrobial Regulations Don’t Apply to DDGs – DTN

Distillers Grain: New Antimicrobial Regulations Don’t Apply to DDGs – DTN

πŸ‘€By Cheryl Anderson, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 12, 2016

With the Food Safety Modernization Act’s new regulations on antibiotic use, a great deal of confusion exists about its use as an anti-microbial agent in ethanol production. Richard Coulter, senior vice president for scientific and regulatory affairs for Phibro Animal

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USDA Asks for Public Input on Biotech Regulations – DTN

USDA Asks for Public Input on Biotech Regulations – DTN

πŸ‘€By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 5, 2016

USDA is asking for the public’s input on whether the agency should draw up new rules to regulate biotechnology products, according to a notice filed in the Federal Register this week. The Animal Plant Health Inspection Service has faced heavy

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Livestock: Education on FDA Antibiotics Rules Lacking – DTN

πŸ‘€By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jan 20, 2016

Livestock producers and other stakeholders largely are not aware of new federal rules changing the way farmers are allowed to administer antibiotics to animals. The Farm Foundation released a detailed report Wednesday stemming from 12 workshops the group held around

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Genetically Engineered Salmon is FDA Approved, Backlash Begins – DTN

Genetically Engineered Salmon is FDA Approved, Backlash Begins – DTN

πŸ‘€By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Nov 19, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved genetically engineered salmon as “safe to eat.” But the approval came in the form of a drug approval, and consumer advocates promised to try to stop its commercialization. “The FDA scientists rigorously

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