AG/FDA Blog

The Vast Army Fighting Hunger Around the Globe

By Marshall L. Matz, as published in Agri-Pulse When it comes to agriculture research, no organization is as important to our farmers as is USDA and the Agriculture Research Service (ARS). ARS works with our land grant universities to support US fa… Read More
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Wheat Faces a Double Challenge

By Marshall Matz, as published in Agri-Pulse.  These comments were first presented to the National Association of Wheat Growers. The 150,000 to 180,000 wheat farmers in America are facing a double-barrel challenge: The declining role and power of… Read More
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FDA’s “Gluten-Free” Labeling Rule Takes Effect

On August 5th, FDA’s regulation defining the claim “gluten-free” for voluntary use in food labeling became effective.  FDA cautions consumers that there may still be some products on store shelves labeled “gluten-free” that do not comply w… Read More
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Wheat: The Staff of Life

By Marshall L. Matz with Molly O’Connor, as published in Agri-Pulse When the subject of agriculture comes up, the focus usually starts with corn. It is the price of corn or the genetic modification of corn, ethanol (food vs. fuel), trade or… Read More
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