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Week in Review

Week in Review

Judge approves American Airlines merger, CFPB expands consumer complaint database, and more.

USDA Takes Tough Stance on Nutrition Program Fraud

USDA Takes Tough Stance on Nutrition Program Fraud

Proposed rule aims to reduce retailer fraud in nutrition program.

USDA Proposes “Smart Snacks in School” Rule

USDA Proposes “Smart Snacks in School” Rule

States show varied levels of readiness for the new rule.

A Prescription for the FDA

A Prescription for the FDA

To solve fundamental problems, food and drug safety agency must adapt.

Regulatory News: Year in Review

Regulatory News: Year in Review

We feature our top news posts from 2012.

Regulating the Cranberry

Regulating the Cranberry

Thanksgiving staple faces a surprisingly complex web of regulations.

PPR Hosts Washington Workshop on Economic Impacts of Regulation

PPR Hosts Washington Workshop on Economic Impacts of Regulation

Roundtable in Washington D.C. focuses on analyzing regulatory impacts on employment.

USDA Guidance Calls for Greater Attention to Multilingual Services

USDA Guidance Calls for Greater Attention to Multilingual Services

USDA-funded organizations need to plan for individuals with limited English proficiency.

White House Hosts Conservation Conference

White House Hosts Conservation Conference

Conference emphasizes impacts of conservation on urban and rural communities.

Pennsylvania’s SNAP Asset Test Will Backfire

Pennsylvania’s SNAP Asset Test Will Backfire

The test will be expensive and discourage efforts to become financially independent.

USDA Finalizes New Standards for School Lunches

USDA Finalizes New Standards for School Lunches

Guidelines require more vegetables, less fat.

USDA Proposes to Modernize Poultry Slaughter Inspection

USDA Proposes to Modernize Poultry Slaughter Inspection

The USDA would inspect operations while decreasing its focus on expensive slaughter line inspections.