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Lawmakers Worry About Sugar Prices; Renegotiate NAFTA Now
Lawmakers Worry About Sugar Prices; Renegotiate NAFTA Now
**A growing concern among U.S. lawmakers and food manufacturers that they’ll see the price of sugar go up if the sugar refining industry gets what it’s demanding from Mexico. A group of 51 House members has signed onto a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross not to go through with some proposals like raising the floor price for raw and refined sugar and funneling some raw sugar imports directly
U.S. Meat Sales Expected to reach $100B by 2021; USDA Expanding Crop Insurance
U.S. Meat Sales Expected to reach $100B by 2021; USDA Expanding Crop Insurance
**A market research firm says U.S. meat sales will reach nearly $100 billion dollars by 2021. “Packaged Facts” reports demand for animal protein will continue to grow in the face of challenges from plant-based protein alternatives. The study examines current and predicted topics including consumer attitudes, value-added products, and animal welfare...
A song for Dad
A song for Dad
Chase Rice's album 'Ignite the Night' impacted Aug. 19 -- a very important day in the singer's life, as it was his late father's birthday. The singer opens up to Taste of Country about the first time he performed for his dad and how it affected his future in music...
Genetically Modified Rice Can Be Used in Lieu of Human Blood
Genetically Modified Rice Can Be Used in Lieu of Human Blood
Scientists have found a way to genetically modify rice as a replacement for human blood. The idea is to extract a protein containing human genes that could then be used in lieu of actual blood to help burn victims and those who’ve suffered massive blood loss. It’s seen as a viable solution to shortages of blood donations, and it circumvents the need for HIV and hepatitis screenings that must be do