spent grain http://wrvo.org en Brewers get win as FDA agrees to back off spent grain regulations http://wrvo.org/post/brewers-get-win-fda-agrees-back-spent-grain-regulations <p></p><p>Federal food regulators are backing off of proposed changes to what craft brewers can do with the leftover grains from the beer making process.</p><p>Craft brewers in New York have said the proposal would hurt their businesses.</p><p>Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) had called for the Food and Drug Administration to abandon the change. He announced Thursday FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg agreed to revise the rule to avoid "unintended consequences" that would harm brewers and farmers.</p><p>Brewers provide spent grain to dairy farmers as a low-cost or free source of cow feed.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:03:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 54791 at http://wrvo.org Brewers get win as FDA agrees to back off spent grain regulations