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  • Trump to Nominate Sonny Perdue as USDA Secretary

    President-elect Trump names Sonny Perdue as his choice for secretary of agriculture, the last appointee named to Trump's proposed cabinet, two days before his inauguration.

    Lauren R. Hartman, Product Development Editor
    01/19/2017
  • Trump Still to Decide USDA Nominee

    Though president-elect Donald Trump has interviewed almost two dozen candidates for the job, he has yet to name a nominee for the USDA, the lead agency dealing with food policy.

    Lauren R. Hartman, Product Development Editor
    01/09/2017
  • More Cities Opt for Soda Taxes

    Proponents for a tax on soda and other soft drinks may get thirsty for more as voters approved ballot initiatives for the taxes in Boulder, Colo. and three California cities.

    Lauren R. Hartman, Product Development Editor
    11/16/2016
  • FDA Updates Definition of 'Healthy'

    The FDA's new temporary guidance report updates how it defines the nutrient content claim 'healthy' to make it consistent with the final Nutrition Facts Panel rule published in May.

    Lauren R. Hartman, Product Development Editor
    09/30/2016
  • AHA Recommends Sugar Limits for Kids

    The American Heart Association issued a statement recommending that children consume less added sugar each day.

    Lauren R. Hartman, Product Development Editor
    08/25/2016
  • FDA Delays Sodium Reduction Guidelines

    The FDA has extended the comment period on the guidelines to reduce sodium in processed foods and restaurant meals.

    Lauren R. Hartman, Product Development Editor
    08/23/2016
  • Dairy Farmers Ask USDA for Help With Cheese Glut

    Dairy farmers saw milk prices have plunged to their lowest point in years, prompting them to request the USDA for assistance in buying up tens of thousands of tons of cheese.

    Lauren R. Hartman, Product Development Editor
    08/17/2016
  • FDA Proposes Sodium Reduction Plan

    The FDA s issued a set of large-scale sodium reduction targets, spanning nearly 150 food categories, to be met in the next two and 10 years.

    Lauren R. Hartman, Product Development Editor
    06/06/2016
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