The World Trade Organization (WTO) has authorized Canada and Mexico to charge the U.S. $1 billion in retaliatory tariffs for country-of-origin labeling (COOL) on meat. Last spring, WTO rejected a U.S. appeal of its decision
Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and John Hoeven (R-ND) introduced a bill Thursday that would remove certain meats from the mandatory country-of-origin (COOL) labeling program and institute a voluntary label instead. In May, the World Trade…
Fifteen U.S. senators from both sides of the aisle are urging the government to consider food safety as they review the proposed sale of Smithfield Foods, America’s largest pork company, to Shuanghui International, China’s largest…
Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee and Michael Taylor, Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, will keynote the National Food Policy Conference that…
Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), the new chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee is urging the agriculture community to focus on “principles, not programs” as they begin working on the all-important farm bill this year.
Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) introduced S. 2758, the Growing Safe Food Act, yesterday to help educate and train farmers and food processors in food safety.
The proposed legislation, which is co-sponsored by Senators Bingaman, Boxer,