Food and Drug Administration

U.S. Beef to Brazil and Trump Nominees This Week
**It took a little more than 13 years, but the U.S. is again exporting beef to Brazil after a ban that started when bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE, was first discovered in the U.S. in 2003.
That's welcome news to U.S. cattle ranchers and packers, but there is still some animosity in th…
China U.S. Beef Ban; Perdue Vote Set for April 24
**Six months after China announced its intention to lift its ban on U.S. beef, the two countries remain far apart.
Hopes are high that President Trump will be able to break the logjam when he meets today with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Florida, but even if the two agree, there’s …
Arsenic Found in Apple Juice From Yakima Valley Processor
SUNNYSIDE, Wash. (AP) — The federal Food and Drug Administration says arsenic has been found at nearly nine times the allowed limit in samples of apple juice from a Yakima Valley processor.
The Seattle Times reports the agency, in its warning letter to Valley Processing, has also faulted the Su…