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    Japanese Supermarkets Get a Taste of U.S. Medium Grain

    February 22, 2019

    At the Supermarket Trade Show here last week, the USA Rice booth was set up like the deli corner of an actual supermarket to showcase U.S. rice to the prepared foods and take-out industry, and highlight the grain’s light texture, blendability with seasonings and other ingredients, and adaptability to cold dishes. Full story
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    New WOTUS Rule Available for Comment

    February 21, 2019

    A new rule was published last Wednesday, February 13, to revise the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers definition of what is considered a Waters of the United States (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act. Full story
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    Elementary Schools Host Think Rice Day

    February 21, 2019

    Last month, more than 15,000 elementary students in the New York Tri-state area took part in Think Rice Day. Over multiple lunch periods, students learned about U.S.-grown rice, consumed new rice dishes, and received Think Rice giveaways. Full story

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Each year, USA Rice conducts more than 2,700 promotional activities around the world to raise awareness and develop a preference for U.S. rice.

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