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The Long Road to SNAP

The Long Road to SNAP

U.S. food stamp programs grapple with a new wave of scrutiny.

The Regulation of American Archaeology

The Regulation of American Archaeology

Federal regulation of domestic and international archaeology comes from a variety of agencies.

Regulating Hemp

Regulating Hemp

After a long struggle, farmers will soon be able to grow industrial hemp in the United States.

Meat and Meat Alternatives Regulation

Meat and Meat Alternatives Regulation

As people consume less meat and more meat alternatives, regulators have a role to play in ensuring accurate consumer information and safety.

Meatpackers Piggyback on Department of Agriculture Deregulation

Meatpackers Piggyback on Department of Agriculture Deregulation

New pork processing rule assigns inspection duties to plant workers and removes cap on processing line speed.

Resurrecting the Wild Turkey

Resurrecting the Wild Turkey

Regulation, combined with other efforts, has successfully repopulated wild turkeys in the United States.

Curbing the Spotted Lanternfly

Curbing the Spotted Lanternfly

Northeastern states are attempting to stop the spread of an invasive species that threatens crops.

Regulations Coming Soon for Lab-Grown Meat

Regulations Coming Soon for Lab-Grown Meat

FDA and USDA’s plan to jointly regulate lab-made meat raises new questions for the future of food regulation.

The Case for Eating Bugs

The Case for Eating Bugs

Scholar argues FDA should regulate insects as food to help address food insecurity.

Groups of a Feather Regulate Together

Groups of a Feather Regulate Together

A flock of regulators and industry representatives have a seat at the turkey-regulating table.

Department of Agriculture Withdraws Revisions to Organic Standards

Department of Agriculture Withdraws Revisions to Organic Standards

USDA withdraws an Obama-era rule that would have set animal welfare standards for organic foods.

Regulation and the Local Food Movement

Regulation and the Local Food Movement

New study suggests that cities can encourage local food production and consumption through smarter regulations.