US Senator wants DDGs removed from proposed FDA rule

April 21, 2014 |

In Washington, U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb) wrote Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg urging FDA to exempt raw agricultural commodities, distillers grain and other byproducts from a promised revision of a proposed rule dealing with livestock feed. As first proposed, the rule would add new requirements to producers of distillers grains – including brewers and ethanol plants – and increase the cost for livestock producers who use these byproducts.

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