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FDA Consumer: Strengthening Oversight of Imported Foods

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing two rules that represent a fundamental shift in its oversight of imported foods. The shift is designed

FDA poised to release guidance restricting outdoor access for organic poultry (favoring industrial-scale factory farms over family farms)

On Tuesday, July 23, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a draft guidance for organic egg producers (and other farmers who allow outdoor ...
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Historic Victory in Connecticut! First U.S. GMO Labeling Law Passed!

by Shicana Allen For the past two years, a dedicated group of Connecticut citizens, called “GMO Free CT,” have worked tirelessly in their attempts to pass ...
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Specialty Crops Advance in Senate Farm Bill

For Immediate Release, June 10, 2013 Contact: Shelby Rajkovich srajkovich@unitedfresh.org 202-303-3400 ext. 417   Specialty Crops Advance in Senate Farm Bill   Bill preserves funding for critical specialty crop programs   WASHINGTON, DC – United ...
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Senate Supports Specialty Crops With Passage of Farm Bill

NEWS RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 10, 2013   Contact: Shelby Rajkovich, United Fresh Produce Assoc. 202-303-3417 Lisa Lochridge, Florida Fruit & Vegetable Assoc. 321-214-5206                                                                                                        Senate Supports Specialty Crops With Passage of Farm ...
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Senate-Passed Farm Bill Nibbles Around Edges of Broken Food System (PR)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, June 10, 2013 What Little Difference a Year Makes: Senate-Passed Farm BillNibbles Around Edges of Broken Food System Statement of Food & Water Watch ...
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GE News: Connecticut first state to require GMO labeling

The Genetic Engineering News is produced by the Ecological Farming Association, edited by EFA Board Member Thomas Wittman and supported by a generous donation from the Newman's Own ...
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Tell Congress to Support the New Federal Labeling Bill

In the U.S., we pride ourselves on having choices and making informed decisions.  Under current FDA policy, we don't have that choice when it comes to ...
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Flavored Milk; Petition to Amend the Standard of Identity for Milk and 17 Additional Dairy Products

A Proposed Rule by the Food and Drug Administration on 02/20/2013...
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Raw cow milk bill in Arkansas

Tea party friends, We are pleased to announce that our former chairman Randy Alexander has filed HB1536--a bill to allow for more food freedom in the ...
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