In: Animal Feeding Operations
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,...
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...
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...
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...
USDA Approves Funding To Fight PEDv
- June 9, 2014
Posted June 9, 2014 The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a $26.2 million fund to fight porcine epidemic...
WHO Releases Report on Antimicrobial Resistance
- May 15, 2014
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...