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New FDA rule that revises its annual reporting requirements

The Food and Drug Administration revised its rule on annual reporting requirements for drug sponsors of all antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in animals intended for human consumption or food-producing animals.  Companies are now required to provide estimates of sales broken down by major food-producing species (cattle, swine, chickens and turkeys) in addition to the overall estimate...

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More beef marbling without extra fat a possibility

I do like to read about many different topics; thus I spend a great deal of time scouring multiple sources.  I came across this article and thought those in cattle production might find it interesting.  Original article was on the Feedstuffs website . In a time when the public...

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Beef brand affects perception of taste

Here's another article that I think is interesting... Kansas State University meat scientists have found that the brand name on beef at the grocery store makes a difference to consumers when it hits the dinner plate. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported in 2015 that close to 100 brands are approved for marketing beef in the U.S. A recent audit indicated that 98% of al...

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Preliminary EPA documents say glyphosate does not cause cancer

Posted by Teresa Steckler - Pasture

As many of you know, I spend a lot of time reading from different sources to keep current.  I came across this article regarding and thought it should be shared...  Recently glyphosate has been in the news; e.g. Quaker Oats is being sued and possible health risks from using the product. By Jacqui Fatka on Feedstuffs website On Monday, the Environmental Protection Ag...

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