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Entries for month: September 2016

Recent Supreme Court decisions to protect “due process” are fundamentally changing Clean Water Act implementation

September 28, 2016 · No Comments

Practices enforced by the US EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to pursue desired environmental outcomes disadvanage landowners and should be ruled unjust. 

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Eggs: Is Earlier Better? Introducing Eggs and Peanuts to Infants May Be the Key to Reducing Allergies

September 27, 2016 · No Comments

A new study suggests that introducing eggs and peanut products to children in their infancy may actually decrease the chance of developing allergies to those items.

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USDA Graded Cage-Free Eggs: All They’re Cracked Up To Be

September 14, 2016 · No Comments

Many restaurants, grocers, food distributors and more have announced they will transition to sourcing eggs and egg products only from cage-free production systems.  Eggs packed under a USDA Grade Shield and marketed as cage-free must be source-verified by USDA.

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This Number Tells a (National Organic Program) Story

September 08, 2016 · No Comments

A rule that is projected to reduce egg supplies by 43%, seems counter-intuitive.

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