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CP15/11: Implementing the TDAD and Transparency Rule Changes

Directive 2004/109/EC or the Transparency Directive (TD) operates principally to harmonise the requirements on companies regarding information disclosure. The TD (i) focuses on what information companies must disclose periodically, how they handle investor disclosures and how they distribute regulated information and; (ii) ensures that investors disclose their stakes in companies. 669 more words


Single Food Agency: Theory vs. Reality

The Obama Administration’s recent budget proposal for FY 2016 endorsed the concept of establishing a single federal food safety agency—reviving discussion on what has been a long-standing issue. 671 more words

Public Policy & Regulations

2015 Mississippi Blueberry Education Workshop Presentations

Last week (February 12), MSU Extension, USDA-ARS, and the Gulf South Blueberry Growers’ Association co-hosted a blueberry education workshop for Mississippi blueberry growers.  The agenda was as listed below.   293 more words


2015 Mississippi Blueberry Education Workshop

The 2015 Mississippi Blueberry Education Workshop will take place February 12, 2015 from 1-5pm at the MSU Forrest County Extension office in Hattiesburg, MS.  Mississippi State University Extension Service, in conjunction with the USDA-ARS and the Gulf South Blueberry Growers Association, will once again host an educational workshop focused on blueberry production in Mississippi. 70 more words


Legislation Nation - Food Safety & Modernization Act

In sometimes having a law that “aims to ensure” the safety of something, one may find themselves the victim of bureaucracy, and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) of 2010 certainly has the ability to create victims out of small farmers and producers who must attempt to follow federal guidelines. 414 more words

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