President Trump released his proposed $4.8 trillion Fiscal Year 2021 budget that outlines his priorities. It proposes higher spending for defense, NASA and veterans, and steep reductions in foreign aid, the Environmental Protection Agency, corps of engineers and social-safety-net programs.
Gene editing, under FDA regulation, faces an impractical, lengthy and expensive approval process, said National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) president, David Herring, in a statement on Tuesday. FDA’s misrepresentation of a gene-edited livestock research project is its latest stall tactic, NPPC said.
The Minnesota Pork Board recognized individuals and families who have made significant contributions through pork promotion, consumer and producer education, youth mentoring and service to the pork industry at its annual Awards Reception on January 27 in Minneapolis, according to a board release.