Cottonseed: New Dual Purpose Variety Usable for Food, Fiber Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given the green light to ultra-low gossypol cottonseed, ULGCS, to be utilized as human food and in animal feed, something Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Rice: More ‘Food Pretenders’ Popping Up Oct 2, 2019

🕔Oct 2, 2019Last week, the FDA held a public meeting to discuss the efforts to modernize standards of identity for foods (SOI).  USA Rice President & CEO Betsy Ward presented public comments […]

Hemp Webinar Talks CBD Legality, THC Testing Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019Unanswered questions for industrial hemp production in the United States has the industry watching the United States Department of Agriculture closely as they await regulations, according to the National Agricultural […]

Livestock: Pork Group Wants Gene-Editing Moved to USDA Oversight – DTN Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019Arguing against regulations classifying livestock as drugs, the National Pork Producers Council wants the Food and Drug Administration to yield regulatory oversight to USDA for gene-edited animals raised for food. […]

Cargill Feed Recall in 9 States Due to High Aflatoxin Levels May 14, 2019

🕔May 14, 2019Cargill’s animal nutrition business is conducting a voluntary recall of select Southern States feed due to aflatoxin levels that exceed FDA’s action levels. The affected products, which were manufactured and […]

Soybean Oil Missing from FDA’s Boost of High Oleic Oil Health Claims – DTN Nov 25, 2018

🕔Nov 25, 2018A campaign by the soybean checkoff to champion the planting, use and conversion to high oleic soybeans may have gotten a boost Monday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s […]

Livestock: Cell-Based Meat Gets Dual Oversight, FDA and USDA – DTN Nov 19, 2018

🕔Nov 19, 2018After months of debate among livestock groups and the emerging cell-cultured protein industry, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb issued a joint statement Friday […]

Our Food: Landfills are Full of It – USDA ‘s Plan to Stop the Waste – DTN Oct 24, 2018

🕔Oct 24, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, and Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Thursday (October 18) signed a joint agency agreement aimed at […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Management of Flood-Submerged Grain Sep 27, 2018

🕔Sep 27, 2018There have been flooded fields with water over the grain in Southwest, Northwest and East Central Iowa this year. This was caused by intense rains over Labor Day and the following […]

Rice: FDA Gives Golden Rice a Nod – DTN Jun 4, 2018

🕔Jun 4, 2018The international effort to release a strain of rice known as Golden Rice is nearing completion. On May 24, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) became the third major […]

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