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Danone, General Mills to Congress: USDA investment in carbon sequestration on farms can help mitigate looming ‘climate crisis’

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CLIMATE CRISIS COMMITTEE LOOKS FOR AG SOLUTIONS: Congress took a rare dive into the nexus of climate change and agriculture ...
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Bipartisan congressional group urges FDA to develop ‘workable’ GMO, CRISPR-edited animal rules

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More than 20 House Energy & Commerce Committee members sent a letter to acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless on [July 26] ...
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USDA endorses G-20 commitment to science-based policy, sustainable farming technology

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USDA officials signed on to a G-20 statement backing the development of climate-smart technology and promoting science-based decision-making. Top USDA ...
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Food companies pursue ‘glyphosate free’ certification as Roundup-cancer legal battle rages

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Companies are increasingly enrolling in a voluntary certification program that provides glyphosate-free labels for their products, as consumers grow more wary of ...
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As AquAdvantage salmon heads for US, Sen. Lisa Murkowski vows continued GMO labeling fight

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More than three years after FDA approved genetically engineered salmon as safe for human consumption, it looks like the product ...
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USDA, FDA announce plan to split regulatory oversight of lab-grown meat

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The Agriculture Department and FDA laid out new details on [November 16] about how the two agencies plan to split ...
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Why the USDA is finding it hard to combat surge in fraudulent organic products

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USDA has an organic problem. The department wants to clamp down on fraudulent products, but needs to tackle inaccurate government ...
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Animal biotechnologist Alison Van Eenennaam questions FDA plan to classify CRISPR gene-edited animals as drugs

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The [FDA in 2019]  will roll out several guidance documents meant to provide “intensive assistance” for navigating its guidelines for ...
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FDA, USDA tackle lab-grown meat label regulations at joint agency conference

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[Ocotber 24 was] Day 2 of the joint USDA-FDA public meeting on cell-based meat — or whatever we end up ...
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