|USDA trip moves U.S. closer to accepting Chinese chicken|
Politico - 8/15/2013. By Bill Tomson and Tarini Parti - A chicken that was processed in China might soon be on your dinner plate. Despite years of food safety scandals surrounding China and another recent bird flu outbreak there, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is moving closer to opening the U.S. market to Chinese-processed chicken by sending two of its senior food safety officials to Beijing next week for a bilateral meeting on the subject.
|House subcommittee begins work on GMO labeling bill|
Concord Monitor - 8/14/2013. By Jeremy Blackman - Two months after his state passed legislation requiring labels on genetically engineered foods, Maine Rep. Lance Harvell, the bill’s chief sponsor, pitched his case yesterday for why New Hampshire lawmakers should follow suit.