Sonny Perdue

U.S. pork returns to Argentina after 20-year hiatus

· July 31, 2018

On Monday U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue sliced into a 10-pound honey baked ham and celebrated the reintroduction of U.S. pork products to the Argentine market after more than 20 years. “The U.S. is the world’s third largest pork producer and a top exporter,” Secretary Perdue said. “This new market is a big victory […]

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USDA to re-double efforts following EJC ruling on gene editing

· July 30, 2018

Following the EU ruling on gene editing last week, the USDA plans to double down efforts to work with partners globally towards science-based regulatory approaches. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement regarding this week’s European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling on newer mutagenesis methods, otherwise known as genome editing. “Government policies […]

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