Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack defended the guidelines before the House Agriculture Committee, pointing out that the latest guidelines haven’t even been written yet.
The 77-year-old Lander, Wyo., resident contracted the disease in August after she was bitten by a bat.
Maine baby eels were worth more than $2,100 per pound in 2015, up from less than $100 per pound in 2009. The baby eels, called elvers, are sold to Asian aquaculture companies that raise them to maturity and use them as food.
The vice president is firmly supporting the Trans-Pacific Partnership, putting him at odds with most Democratic presidential candidates.
Some 732 people infected with outbreak strains of salmonella have been reported in 35 states.
Lab tests revealed the presence of toxins associated with E. coli in both children.
Proponents of the deal say the U.S., Canada and Mexico will see benefits in industries such as agriculture, machinery and electrical equipment.
Some 55 percent of the corn harvested so far in Illinois is in good to excellent condition. Sixty percent of the soybean crop is considered either good or excellent
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of crafting the new pesticide regulations unveiled Sept. 28 deflected criticism over the agency's perceived cozy relations with the advocacy groups that were pushing for the rules.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership will be made available in the next 30 days.
Biotech developers may have a duty to prevent export disruptions from GMO crops, even if the products are approved by USDA, according to a court ruling.
The U.S. sugar industry says the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement would allow more foreign sugar into the U.S. but not enough to adversely impact the market and the nation's no-cost sugar program.
Forty-three flights were in heavily restricted New York airspace without air traffic control clearance.
The lawsuit filed in Denver Monday underscores continuing disagreement over what chemicals should be allowed on pot. It is believed to be the first such lawsuit ever filed.