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Grain trade groups caution APHIS on 'premature' changes to biotech regulations

5/2/2016 - Say it may lead to increased disruptions for grain and grain products.

Obesity may become a federal regulatory issue

4/21/2016 - Nutrition issues with the goal of reducing health care costs may be the focus of a new administration.

Confusion, chaos and a lack of clarity around nutrition science

4/20/2016 - The leader of the Grocery Manufacturers Association said it is a disservice to consumers to make policy decisions not grounded in sound science.

Clash over child nutrition programs may lie ahead

4/19/2016 - House discussion draft differs from bipartisan Senate bill on some key points.

F.D.A. approves folic acid fortification of corn masa flour

4/14/2016 - Manufacturers can add up to 0.7 mg of folic acid per pound of corn masa flour.