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 […]

Rice Market: Mexico Bans Uruguayan Imports Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019Mexico has banned imports of Uruguayan rice after finding khapra beetle in a container earlier this month.  The National Health Service, Food Safety and Food Quality (SENASICA) in Mexico has […]

Missouri Rice: Harvest in Full Swing, Yields Mostly Average Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019It has been an interesting rice growing season so far. It all started with an extremely wet fall and harvest, which in turn put us behind this spring with little […]

EPA Announces Waters of the U.S. Rule Repeal Sep 12, 2019

🕔Sep 12, 2019Today, the Environmental Protection Agency announced long-awaited plans to repeal the Obama-era Waters of the United States rule that extended federal authority and protections to streams and wetlands through the […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Times Sync Up with Mother Nature Aug 29, 2019

🕔Aug 29, 2019Harvest is on the horizon for many Arkansas producers if the sun will stick around! Harvest for some was set to begin last week but was postponed due to another […]

Texas Rice: Crop Is Late and Getting Later Aug 26, 2019

🕔Aug 26, 2019When you talk with Texas rice farmers they almost all say the same thing about the 2019 crop – it got started late and never caught up. Linda & L.G […]

Rice Straws Could Be Solution to Throw Away Plastics Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019More and more businesses, consumers, and governments are looking for ways to decrease their single-use plastic consumption, and disposable plastic straws have become a lightning rod in the worldwide effort […]

Louisiana Rice: Farmers Look for Silver Lining for 2019 Crop Aug 20, 2019

🕔Aug 20, 2019Rice harvest in Louisiana has been going on for a few weeks now, with some growers having just gotten started, and some just wrapping up. All in all, this was […]

Rice: U.S. Makes 1st Sale to China Jul 3, 2019

🕔Jul 3, 2019After decades chasing the enormous China market, a sale of U.S. rice was confirmed here last week. “This sale marks a turning point for the U.S. rice industry and its […]

Rice Market: Louisiana Makes Truth in Labeling the Law Jun 18, 2019

🕔Jun 18, 2019With final passage and signature of SB152 – Truth in Labeling, Louisiana has made it official and joins the growing list of states protecting consumers from mislabeling of products and demanding […]

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