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With the Senate in recess all week, agricultural stakeholders will be focused on the House Appropriations Committee, which meets on Thursday to consider the FY 2015 spending bill for USDA and the FDA.
The panel’s agriculture subcommittee last week approved a measure that authorizes $20.9 billion in discretionary spending and includes a controversial provision that would set up a waiver process for school districts that say they are unable to comply with tougher nutrition standards for school meal programs.
The bill approved by the House Appropriations subcommittee includes: