The federal agency plan follows public hearings held in August 2020 where more than 60 witnesses testified, in addition to over 300 written submissions.
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The study author suggested that current food safety approaches to poultry processing and distribution need to be reviewed and consider more risk elements than the current two-pillared approach in the US.
The additional funding aims to allow the programme to continue critical support to farmers, distributors, and American families in need.
The USDA is providing assistance after a severe derecho - a widespread, long-lived wind storm - swept through the Midwest of the US, devastating farms and agricultural practices.
A team of scientists have warned that plant breeding programmes are decreasing due to a lack of funding, which they say could have a direct impact on food security.
A letter from Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative, signed by over 60 senators, has suggested that some trade agreements block American-produced dairy products from using common, familiar names.
Food and beverage products are recalled due to reasons ranging from contamination to incorrect labelling, and here is New Food’s roundup of the most recent cases.
The USDA report described five indicator categories to assess the impacts of climate change on agriculture, including physical, crop and livestock, biological, phenological and socioeconomic.
The US Senator for Minnesota has introduced the loan programme to help the dairy industry weather the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Center for Food Safety (CFS) claimed that the new labelling rules will not only confuse Americans, but will result in a lack of transparency and clarity.
USDA has released a report on its ongoing investigation to examine the economic impacts of the 2019 Tyson beef plant fire and as well as the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) has published its 2020 Scientific Report, which includes concerns about choline deficiency across the US.
Despite initial higher, relative costs, developing a food safety plan for small farms opens up new markets, according to a study by Cornell University.
In an effort to shut down all US live animal markets and protect people against future zoonotic outbreaks, the Physicians Committee filed a legal Petition for Rulemaking with Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, the US Surgeon General.
USDA has announced that America's farmers are to benefit from major innovations from scientists and researchers as well as from the recently announced United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.