Milling & Grains


CFSAF: 'Gen Mills was forced to make decision because of Senate’s failure to act'

General Mills and Mars to roll out GMO labeling nationwide as Vermont deadline looms: 'We can’t label our products for only one state'

By Elaine Watson

It was prompted by pragmatism, rather than an ideological shift, but General Mills and Mars have resolved to roll out GMO labeling nationwide as Congress has proved unable to hammer out a federal solution that all stakeholders can get behind before new...

Rice and oats were most prone to contamination with sterigmatocystin , the report said.

Low mycotoxin levels found in European cereals, EFSA

By Joyeeta Basu

A study by the European Food Safety Authority of cereal grain and cereal products has found low levels of mycotoxin sterigmatocystin in most of the samples to be below proposed limits.

ECPA director-general: 'Innovative approaches to minimising losses of different substances from farm level (including pesticides) to water are needed'

Farmers need to up their game on water contamination, says ECPA

By Nicola Cottam

Europe’s farmers must acknowledge their contribution to surface water pollution and implement best practice measures to fulfil ambitious quality objectives set out in the Water Framework Directive, says the European Crop Protection Association (ECPA).

ARS engineer: Farmers close to Lake Erie are being very efficient in phosphorus use from a production standpoint, but environmentally there remain concerns

Farmers must better manage phosphorus run-off, says USDA

By Kacey Culliney

Farmers working close to North America’s Lake Erie must better manage phosphorus run-off to minimize drinking water contamination, say researchers from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Research Service.

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