Last month the Farm Bill 2018 (Agricultural Improvement Protection Act of 2018) was signed into law. Section 10108 of that bill pertains to the Plant Variety Protection Act, which now has been amended to include Intellectual Property (IP) protection for asexually reproduced plant varieties.
The LA Times reported on the proposed rollback of Clean Water Act rules.
CBS News discussed McDonald’s proposed reduction of antibiotics in beef supply.
Food Safety News discussed the status of the farm bill.
Green Entrepreneur discussed the big corporate rush into the cannabis business.
Fresh Plaza discussed new packaging technology designed to reduce food waste.
AgWeek reported on the status of the farm bill
USA Today discussed a large ground beef recall.
Fortune discussed the expected farm bill impact on hemp.
CBS Detroit discussed large company efforts to enter the marijuana business.
Legal News reported on the settlement of the contract lawsuit between MillerCoors and Pabst.
The Business Standard reported on a new method to purify water using sunlight.
Reuters reported on a Supreme Court decision on the Endangered Species Act.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune discussed soybean storage issues as a result of Chinese trade disputes.
Nation’s Restaurant News reported on the FDA and CDC update on romaine lettuce contamination.
The Miami Herald discussed the status of the farm bill.
Nation’s Restaurant News reported on a Pizza Hut robotic kitchen.
Agweb discussed the status of the farm bill.
Beverage Daily discussed UK introduction of a plastic packaging tax.
Australian Food News discussed Kroger’s ugly produce program.
Retail Analysis reported on Albertson’s partnership to develop robotic ecommerce fulfillment.
The Congressional Research Service published a report on the effects of the Farm Bill expiration.
CNN reported on the spread of African swine fever in Europe and Asia.
The Washington Post reported on the new NAFTA trade deal.
Food Safety News discussed FDA report on pesticide levels in food.
CNN discussed the Amazon Go grocery store.
AgriPulse discussed the status of the Farm Bill.
Food Dive reported on companies that have embraced GMOs.
Reuters reported on the spread of African swine fever.
Beverage Daily discussed efforts to eliminate plastic packaging.
The Toronto Star reported on food industry efforts to make allergen-free products.
Fresh Plaza discussed new technology aimed at calculating cost of food waste.
CNBC reported on the impact of pork tariffs imposed by Mexico and China.
AgAlert discussed the status of the new farm bill.
Farms.com reported on the differences between the Senate and House farm bill.
The Seattle Times discussed the current status of the U.S. – China trade war.
Forbes discussed Senate approval of bill to legalize hemp.
Reuters discussed Senate approval of farm bill.
The USDA issued a report on government investment in agriculture research.
Food Dive reported on a consumer survey regarding GMO foods and labeling.
Wired UK reported on the impact of a CO2 shortage on beer and food supplies.
Farms.com discussed the inclusion of hemp production in the farm bill.
Bloomberg discussed the ongoing impact of the Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods.
Silicon Valley Insider reported on the IHOP name change.
Bloomberg discussed the Senate version of the farm bill.
Food Dive reported on proposed food labeling legislation.