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HSUS Launches Farm Animal Reward Hotline

  • October 28, 2014

–> Posted October 28, 2014 The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) has launched a hotline to report cruelty and neglect,...

Missouri Right to Farm Act Upheld

  • September 16, 2014

Posted September 16, 2014 After all the votes have been recounted, the Missouri Amendment One, “Right to Farm,” stands, according...

FSIS Amending Poultry Products Inspection Regulations

  • August 29, 2014

Posted August 29, 2014 The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has amended the poultry products inspection regulations to establish...

Zinpro Corp. Requesting Food Additive Amendment

  • August 29, 2014

Posted August 29, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Zinpro Corp. filed a petition proposing that...

Citizens Group to Stop New Water Quality Regulations

  • August 21, 2014

Posted August 21, 2014 A citizens group, opposing new water quality regulations approved by the Iowa Commission, filed a lawsuit...

Minnesota’s “Buy the Farm” Upheld in Court

  • August 19, 2014

Posted August 19, 2014 A judge recently ruled that a coalition of utilities that planted a power line through a...

FDA Not Required to Ban Antibiotics

  • July 28, 2014

Posted July 28, 2014 In a 2-to-1 decision, a federal appeals court has rule that the Food and Drug Administration...

Direct Final Rule Corrected by GIPSA

  • June 10, 2014

Posted June 10, 2014   The Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) is correcting a direct final rule from the...

USDA Approves Funding To Fight PEDv

Posted June 9, 2014   The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a $26.2 million fund to fight porcine epidemic...

Deadly Pig Virus Re-Infects Indiana Farm

Posted May 29, 2014   An Indiana farm has become the first to publicly confirm that it suffered a second outbreak...

WHO Releases Report on Antimicrobial Resistance

Posted May 15, 2014   The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released a report on global antimicrobial resistance (AMR) concluding that...

Deadly Pig Virus Reported in Canada, Spreads in U.S.

  • January 28, 2014

Posted January 28, 2014   A virus already responsible for killing about one million piglets in the United States has been...

FDA Releases New Guidelines, Proposes Rule on Antibiotic Use in Agriculture

  • December 13, 2013

Posted December 13, 2013   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued two major proposals in its effort to...

Farm Bill Provision Could Hide Farm Locations from Public

  • November 12, 2013

Posted November 12, 2013   The farm bill conference is currently considering a provision that would prohibit the government from disclosing...

Groups Urge Obama Administration to Approve FDA Rule on Antibiotics in Agriculture

  • October 28, 2013

Posted October 28, 2013   Twenty medical, public health, and agriculture groups recently urged the Obama Administration to ban the misuse...

WV Poultry Grower Wins Clean Water Act Case Against EPA

  • October 25, 2013

Posted October 25, 2013   In Alt v. EPA, a federal judge ruled against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), stating...

NALC Resource: State Law Clearinghouse

  • October 22, 2013

Posted October 22, 2013   The State Law Clearinghouse, available here, is a free resource provided by the National Agricultural Law...

Groups Sue EPA Over Withdrawal of Factory Farm Rule

  • October 17, 2013

Posted October 17,  2013   A coalition of community, animal welfare, and environmental organizations has filed a lawsuit against the U.S....

Panel Set to Address the Issue of Farm Size

  • October 17, 2013

October 17, 2013   A panel discussion comparing large and small farms will be the focus of the Food Dialogues on...

Farm Groups Appeal Chesapeake Bay Ruling

  • October 16, 2013

Posted October 16, 2013   Farm and commodity groups have announced they will appeal a recent district court judge’s decision to...