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USDA employees fear funding cuts, potential job losses and data suppression under Trump

USDA employees fear funding cuts, potential job losses

A significant portion of employees at the US Department of Agricultural fear that policy changes implemented during the Trump Administration’s first 100 days threaten their jobs and project funding, and could suppress data, according to a small study from The Science Advisory Board.

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Executive order threatens protections that safeguard food - EWG

Trump’s agriculture priorities should include funding for research, technology & nutrition

Trump’s agriculture priorities should include funding for research, technology & nutrition

Broadband, changes to crop insurance & alternative energy top stakeholders’ wish list for next Farm Bill

Broadband, changes to crop insurance & alternative energy top stakeholders’ wish list for next Farm Bill

Nutrient content claims such as 'healthy' should not be permitted on products high in added sugar, argues the Union of Concerned Scientists

Should foods high in added sugar be disqualified from making nutrient content and health claims?

FDA offers to help industry draft guidance

FDA offers to help industry draft guidance following Trump’s regulatory freeze

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Uncertainty over Trump's Mexico policy 'troubling for world food and agricultural markets'

One concern from US dairy groups is that that Canada will use its program to “dump excess milk powder on global markets.” ©iStock/Hillview1

US dairy groups ask Canada to ‘hold up its end of the bargain’ in trade agreements

Regulatory freeze could change or delay implementation aspects of FSMA, Nutrition Facts rule

Regulatory freeze could change or delay implementation aspects of FSMA, Nutrition Facts rule

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Former USDA Sec. Vilsack will take the reins of US Dairy Export Council next month

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