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USTR Requests Comments on Environmental Review of Trans-Pacific Partnership

  • August 30, 2013

Posted August 30, 2013 The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) requests comments from the public on the interim environmental...

Federal Court Allows Groups to Intervene in Support of COOL

  • August 26, 2013

Posted August 26, 2013 On August 20, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia entered an order granting...

USTR Announces Public Hearings on Russia’s WTO Obligations

  • August 21, 2013

Posted August 21, 2013 The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) recently announced a request for comments and...

Canada Requests WTO Review of Country of Origin Labeling Law

  • August 20, 2013

Posted August 20, 2013 Canada has asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to review U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL)...

Catfish Inspection Program Adds to Farm Bill Controversy

  • August 19, 2013

Posted August 19, 2013 While much of the national discussion about the farm bill is focused on the nutrition title...

FDA Announces Public Meeting on Two New Food Safety Rules

  • August 16, 2013

Posted August 16, 2013 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a public meeting for two proposed rules in its implementation...

USDA Moves Closer to Accepting Chinese-Processed Chicken

  • August 16, 2013

Posted August 16, 2013 Politico reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture(USDA) “is moving closer to opening the U.S. market...

WTO Rules in Favor of U.S. in Poultry Dispute

  • August 13, 2013

Posted August 13, 2013 On Aug. 2, the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued a panel report in favor of the United...

Monsanto to Appeal Brazilian Ruling on Roundup Ready Patent Ruling

  • March 1, 2013

Monsanto, Co.has announced its plans to file an appeal of a recent ruling over a patent correction covering its Ready Roundup soybean...

Country of Origin Labeling Discussed by National Cattlemen’s Beef Association

The World Trade Organization issued its final ruling on Country of Origin Labeling. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Vice President Bob McCan...

Russia to Ban Cattle Imports from EU States

  • March 8, 2012

Recent news accounts have reported that beginning March 20, Russia will ban cattle imports from throughout the European Union. The...

FDA: Illegal Fungicide in Orange Juice Samples

  • February 3, 2012

The Associated Press announced that the FDA has confirmed the presence of an illegal fungicide in domestic orange juice samples, but...

Gates Foundation Calls for More Ag Research Funding

  • February 3, 2012

Western Farm Press reports that, in the annual priorities outlined by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Gates expressed interest in...

China industry leaders take look at U.S. Cotton Belt

  • November 11, 2011

This month, eight Chinese cotton industry leaders visited the U.S. Cotton Belt to learn more about the U.S. cotton industry.  ...