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Additional US beef market access to Japan hailed as trade win

News that US beef gained greater access to the Japanese market was welcomed by the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA), which said the move sends a strong signal to other trade partners about the safety of US beef and the need to eliminate non-tariff trade barriers.

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First facility certified through FDA’s Accredited Third-Party Certification program

Following a delayed launch, FDA is beginning to build up its voluntary third-party certification program and, as of last week, has welcomed the very first certified facility.

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Support for NDI Master Files, stronger enforcement voiced at FDA supplement meeting

The dietary supplement industry has not accepted its responsibility on food safety and FDA is inhibiting innovation by the way it’s interpreting the law, said Scott Bass, an attorney at Sidley Austin LLP and one of the architects of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA).

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Class action glyphosate lawsuit filed against Bayer in Canada

A class action lawsuit has been filed in Canada against Bayer and its legacy company Monsanto alleging that exposure to the herbicide, Roundup (glyphosate), led to farmers being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

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US tariff hikes on China draw swift rebukes, new calls for trade aid

Disappointment that months of US-China talks failed to secure a final deal and a new round of tariffs by both sides is set to take effect was voiced by major ag groups and House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (D-Minn.).

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Most Romanians not willing to work in agriculture - survey

Even though they think that agriculture is important, the large majority of Romanians does not want to work in the sector, a new poll has found.

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EU wheat and barley to recover from drought year

EU wheat and barley production is expected to make a recovery in 2019/20 from the hit taken in 2018/19 from widespread hot and dry conditions across the bloc, to levels close to those seen in 2017/18.

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Another boost for Irish beef farmers as Japan lifts age restriction

Japan has further eased import restrictions on Irish beef so that meat can now be supplied from cattle of any age.

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Genus to partner with Chinese firm to market virus-resistant pigs

UK-based livestock genetics firm Genus is joining forces with a Chinese company to develop and market virus-resistant pigs in China – the world’s largest pork market.

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USDA steps up testing in ASF preparedness push

Testing of "high-risk" pigs for African swine fever (ASF) was announced as part of USDA's effort to prevent and detect the disease in US herds.

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US, Mexico and Canada reach agreement on Section 232 tariffs

The US, Canada and Mexico have reached a deal to lift metals tariffs with the agreement to become effective "no later than two days," according to a joint statement released.

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Another boost for Irish beef farmers as Japan lifts age restriction

Japan has further eased import restrictions on Irish beef so that meat can now be supplied from cattle of any age.

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Day ahead – May 17, 2019: Chinese customs targets Canadian soybean shipments

Chinese customs authorities are increasing scrutiny of soybean imports from Canada. Meanwhile, Deere & Co. said US-China trade tensions are weighing on the business and a House budget bill includes a funding boost for CDC food safety efforts.

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Slovak opposition drafts petition to scrap unfair retail practices law

Slovakia’s opposition MPs have collected enough signatures to submit a petition to the country’s Constitutional Court calling on the institution to evaluate whether a controversial law that introduced measures to eliminate unfair market practices is in violation of the Slovak constitution.

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Another boost for Irish beef farmers as Japan lifts age restriction

Japan has further eased import restrictions on Irish beef so that meat can now be supplied from cattle of any age.

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EFSA seeking data on nano particle use in sweeteners

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is seeking studies showing particle size and distribution so it can complete risk assessments of several sweeteners already on the market on January 20, 2009 when the EU’s additive regulation (1333/2008) took effect.

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Genus to partner with Chinese firm to market virus-resistant pigs

UK-based livestock genetics firm Genus is joining forces with a Chinese company to develop and market virus-resistant pigs in China – the world’s largest pork market.

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FMI Foundation to study consumer understanding of gene editing

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation is studying consumer attitudes to gene-edited foods, in hopes of gaining insight on how to educate consumers about the emerging food sector.

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Another boost for Irish beef farmers as Japan lifts age restriction

Japan has further eased import restrictions on Irish beef so that meat can now be supplied from cattle of any age.

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Day ahead – May 17, 2019: Chinese customs targets Canadian soybean shipments

Chinese customs authorities are increasing scrutiny of soybean imports from Canada. Meanwhile, Deere & Co. said US-China trade tensions are weighing on the business and a House budget bill includes a funding boost for CDC food safety efforts.

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Genus to partner with Chinese firm to market virus-resistant pigs

UK-based livestock genetics firm Genus is joining forces with a Chinese company to develop and market virus-resistant pigs in China – the world’s largest pork market.

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