Kentucky tobacco lab is working for a cure for Ebola
Kentucky Bio-Processing conducts contract research and development related to protein expression and extraction from tobacco plants. The company specializes in using plants to make proteins that are then used as pharmaceuticals.
Indiana to require permit to import 37 fish species
Fish owners must acquire a state-issued permit before importing fish species that are susceptible to viral hemorrhagic septicemia – in accord with new rules enacted by the Indiana State Board of Animal Health.
How Republicans’ congressional wins may impact U.S. ag policy
The shifting political landscape after last week’s Republican wins could impact farm policy, especially in the U.S. Senate, where Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts is expected to chair the agriculture committee.
FDA seeks public comment on newest food safety rules
The nation’s farm and food industry has less than a month to file new comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s latest proposed rule changes to the agency’s Food Safety Modernization Act, ahead of the FDA’s deadline of Dec. 15.