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House passes G.M.O. labeling bill, sends to president

7/14/2016 - President Barack Obama expected to sign the bill into law in next few days.

Congress passes Global Food Security Act

7/12/2016 - The legislation reaffirms and defines reforms to U.S. global food and agriculture assistance efforts and programs.

Senate passes G.M.O. labeling bill

7/8/2016 - Measure would require G.M.O. disclosure but provides food manufacturers options.

Court in part denies motion to dismiss claims of market manipulation by Kraft

6/29/2016 - Two claims dismissed; court sets dates on remaining five.

U.S.D.A. earmarks $47 million for water conservation, drought response

6/29/2016 - Agency is working with Bureau of Reclamation to help fund projects.