Foodmakers to share info on food additives with FDA

The Grocery Manufacturers Association, a trade group for foodmakers, "will give the Food and Drug Administration access to a large database of safety information for chemicals used in processed foods, from Twinkies to almond milk," says Politico.

Senate may begin work on USDA funding today

Senators voted, 95-3, to limit debate in the run-up to work on a "minibus" that includes the fiscal 2015 funding for the Agriculture Department.

Nutrition Facts label to get first overhaul in 20 years

The Obama administration proposed the first overhaul of the Nutrition Facts label since it came into use in the 1990s.