House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling for a review of the legal theory underlying the Department of Justice’s decision to prosecute a California court case alleging violations under the Clean Water Act.
The USDA is taking public comments on bioengineered crops and food labeling. The agency’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has posted 30 questions to its website as it prepares to write proposed rules on how food makers will need to comply with the federal GMO labeling law. Read moreRead More »
Bill Northey’s nomination for undersecretary of farm production and conservation at USDA continues to be held hostage by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. Cruz has now has a hold on Northey’s nomination for 160 days, as of Thursday morning. Read moreRead More »