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Senate ag appropriators adopt USDA/FDA spending bill

This article was originally published in Food Chemical News

The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday (July 20) voted unanimously to adopt the $145 billion spending bill for FDA and USDA, but not before passing amendments that would maintain the existing horse slaughter ban, urge labeling for genetically modified salmon, reinstate USDA's recently eliminated undersecretary of agriculture position and require USDA to report on Brazilian beef imports.


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