The Beer Wars wage on (Wall Street Journal): Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Super Bowl ad that targeted MillerCoors’s use of corn syrup in its beers may derail a coordinated industry effort to promote beer consumption.
Pesticides in your beer? (USA Today): PIRG found traces of glyphosate in 19 out of 20 beers and wines tested in a study on the pesticide’s prevalence in alcoholic beverages.
Iowa ag-gag battle continues (Feedstuffs): The state of Iowa intends to appeal a recent court decision that nullified the state’s ag-gag law.
Don’t cut crop insurance (AFBF): Nearly five dozen farm, conservation, and banking groups signed a letter to the House Budget Committee opposing cuts in crop insurance, “a linchpin in the farm safety net.”
Brazil review says glyphosate is okay (Reuters): Analysts for Brazil’s health agency say glyphosate, the most widely used weedkiller in the world, does not cause cancer, a finding that would allow the herbicide to continue to be sold in the country.