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USDA rolling on with revamp of biotech crop rule

USDA officials are bullish on the latest proposal to overhaul the department’s regulatory framework for biotech crops, voicing confidence the time is finally ripe for change.

US Agricultural Policy US Food Policy

Food & Ag Policy Briefing: New Commission’s ‘Green Deal’ plan leaked, FDA says CBD not ‘GRAS’

The new European Commission under President Ursula von der Leyen will start work today (December 2) on fleshing out policies that will shape the EU food and agriculture sector for the next five years.

Environment and Conservation CAP

Technology is transforming crop protection, event hears

By reducing inputs, improving resource management, minimizing land impacts, and lowering costs, precision ag technologies are now increasingly delivering on the promise of sustainability for farmers and their operations, according to speakers at the recent Agribusiness Intelligence Crop Science Forum & Awards 2019.

Crop Inputs Technology

Unified Agenda: USDA set to finalize GE crop rule revamp and origin of organic livestock definition

USDA says it will finalize a major overhaul of its regulatory regime for genetically engineered crops by April 2020 and a revised definition governing the origin of organic livestock by June 2020, according to the department’s Fall 2019 Unified Agenda.

US Agricultural Policy US Food Policy

Food & Ag Policy Briefing: CAP corruption claims, 2nd round of US farmer payouts, beef lawsuit

The system by which Common Agricultural Policy subsidies are distributed came in for some fierce criticism last week following the publication of a newspaper exposé on corrupt misuse of EU funds in some Central and Eastern European countries.

CAP Direct Subsidies

GE salmon maker on course for 2020 harvest yet financial worries linger

AquaBounty Technologies remains on course to harvest its first batch of genetically engineered salmon from its Indiana fish farm in mid-2020 but the company is running short on funds and in need of new investment.

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Food Technology

Set Alert for Food Technology

USDA rolling on with revamp of biotech crop rule

USDA officials are bullish on the latest proposal to overhaul the department’s regulatory framework for biotech crops, voicing confidence the time is finally ripe for change.

US Agricultural Policy US Food Policy

Egg producers weigh in on FDA’s plan for smarter, more traceable food safety

Weighing in on FDA’s plans to create a “smarter,” more digital and traceable food safety system, egg producers are urging FDA to adopt a few solutions that don’t necessarily have to do with new technology.

US Food Policy Food Safety and Standards

Cattle and dairy industries “will collapse by 2030”, conference hears

The dairy and cattle industries are predicted to collapse by 2030 as animal meat is replaced by cheaper, good quality food made from precision fermentation protein, Informa’s Food Ingredients Europe conference in Paris, France heard today (December 2nd).

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Andriukaitis defends a science-based approach to food safety regulation

Vytenis Andriukaitis, the EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner since November 2014 mounted a robust defence of strict science-based policy-making in an exclusive interview with IEG Policy in which the Lithuanian politician discussed genetically modified organisms, health claims and nutritional labelling. Sara Lewis interviewed Vytenis Andriukaitis in the dying days of his tenure as EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner

European Food Law Food Policy

5G could help farming and food sectors to tackle key challenges – event

The next generation of mobile broadband could help farmers improve their agricultural practices and enhance transparency across the food supply chain, participants at an event heard.

International United Kingdom

Customs brokers offer to help FDA in expanding use of blockchain

As FDA looks for ways to unleash the power of emerging technologies to establish a “smarter” food safety system, customs brokers have offered to help the agency expand the use of new tools such as blockchain and artificial intelligence.

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