Of all the issues surrounding a new Farm Bill in 2018, perhaps none unifies American agricultural producers more than Federal Crop Insurance, provided by USDA’s Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC). Be it North or South, big or small, row cr…
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More announcements are being made each day. We will update this list, as appropriate.
PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP
WHITE HOUSE STAFF
Chief of Staff – Reince Priebus – head of the RNC (Resigned July 27, 2017)
Gen. John Kelly, former Secret…
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Several food industry groups hope so.
The responsibility for implementing two major changes to food labeling requirements has fallen on the Trump Administration:
Nutrition Facts Panel – On May 27, 2016, FDA published a final rule that will ove…
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FDA has revised a guidance document to acknowledge that “Dietary Supplement” alone properly may be used as the statement of identity in labeling a dietary supplement. Announcement of this revision was published in a Federal Register notice on M…
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Phil: Rick, it’s hard to believe that 35 years have passed since we started this firm as a two-lawyer shop in 1979.
Rick: It sure is. I remember working with you at the law firm I joined fresh out of the University of Michigan Law School, and which…
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