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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revised its guidance document containing advisory levels for the mycotoxin deoxynivalenol, also referred to as DON or vomitoxin – increasing the level destined for beef cattle and establishing for the first time a separate level for dairy cattle.

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced July 1 that USDA has finalized tougher new standards for ground beef purchased by the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) for federal food and nutrition assistance programs, including the National School Lunch Program.

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0810pc_betweenthelines_1The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s newly proposed rules for the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) sparked a flurry of debate from producers and trade associations as to how the government will justify new regulations in the name of promoting fair competition.

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