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The Uncertain Benefits of GMO Labeling

Nov 21, 2016 News

Scholar argues that regulators will have difficulty applying cost-benefit analysis to mandatory GMO labeling.

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What Constitutes “Natural” Foods?

Feb 4, 2016 News

The FDA requests information in possible first steps to regulate the term “natural” on food labels.

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Challenges to Country-of-Origin Food Labels

Aug 6, 2015 News

House passes bill to repeal mandatory country-of-origin labels on meat products.

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Bringing Transparency Back to U.S. Food Law

Jul 14, 2015 Analysis

Scholar argues that the food regulatory scheme is not doing enough in the name of transparency.

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Lawmakers Propose a Single Food Safety Administration

Feb 17, 2015 News

A recently introduced bill would create a new, unified agency to oversee all U.S. food safety.

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USDA Proposes Lifting Longstanding Ban on Argentinian Meat Imports

Oct 1, 2014 News

USDA finds meat from Northern Argentina can be safely imported despite longtime concerns about foot-and-mouth disease.

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Regulatory Responses to Honeybee Deaths

Oct 2, 2013 News

Regulatory efforts to combat honeybee deaths focus on pesticides.

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Regulatory Cooperation in the TTIP

Aug 27, 2013 Opinion

Coordination between the U.S. and the EU can foster better trade and improved outcomes.

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We the People of the Internet

Jun 20, 2013 Analysis

White House website collects and responds to public petitions.

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USDA Takes Tough Stance on Nutrition Program Fraud

Mar 27, 2013 Analysis

Proposed rule aims to reduce retailer fraud in nutrition program.