Posts tagged FDA

News Roundup: Sept. 5-12

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “From Equipment Manufacturing to Wine Making on the Same Farm,” Southern Farm Network: September is wine and grape month […]

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News Roundup: May 3-9

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Heavy rains damage Franklin County crops,” WRAL: Heavy rains across central North Carolina caused extensive damage to crops, especially […]

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Today’s Topic: FDA pulls back on proposed rule that would affect use of brewers’ spent grains

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” On April 24, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it would revise its proposed animal-feed rule after getting an earful from brewers and livestock farmers about the potential cost of compliance. The proposed rule was intended […]

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News Roundup: April 18-25

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “FDA appears to strive for middle ground in proposals for regulating e-cigs,” Winston-Salem Journal: Let the great electronic cigarette […]

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News Roundup: April 12-17

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “NC Tobacco Growers Asked to Vote in Referendum,” Southern Farm Network: For the first time in the history of […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 24-30

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “North Carolina’s Largest Industry Needs Stability not Uncertainty,” Elkin Tribune: Agriculture and agribusiness is the largest industry in North […]

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Today’s Topic: Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum is scheduled for Aug. 27

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Registration is open for the ninth annual Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum, scheduled for Aug. 27 at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler will host the event from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the […]

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Today’s Topic: Recap of N.C. listening session on FDA’s proposed produce safety rule

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, the Commissioner and Rhonda discuss the outcome of the recent listening session for produce farmers and industry representatives to find out more about the federal government’s proposed produce safety rule. The Food and Drug Administration’s […]

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Today’s Topic: Mandatory federal budget cuts could affect N.C. agriculture

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Unless Congress and the White House reach a last-minute deal, automatic spending cuts for various federal agencies will take effect Friday, and the reductions could have an impact on agriculture in North Carolina. Commissioner Troxler tells Rhonda […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 16-22

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “NC seafood to be focus of Local Catch Summit,” WRAL: Speakers for the 2013 Local Catch Summit in Skyco […]

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