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Animal and food safety groups challenge Iowa ‘Ag-Gag’ law

Written by: Amie Alexander, JD/MPS Candidate, William H. Bowen School of Law Animal rights groups have filed suit against Iowa officials,...

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Report claims EPA unable to reliably measure livestock emissions

Written by: Amie Alexander, JD/MPS Candidate, William H. Bowen School of Law A review by the Office of Inspector General at...

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Organic trade group sues USDA over animal welfare rule

Written by: Amie Alexander, JD/MPS Candidate, William H. Bowen School of Law The Organic Trade Association (OTA) filed a lawsuit in...

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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics...

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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics...

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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics...

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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 3, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes taxation,...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: DECEMBER 9, 2016

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes food...

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USDA to fund antimicrobial research

Earlier this week the U.S. department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $6 million in available funding for research addressing antimicrobial resistance (AMR)....

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Court dismisses suit against Whole Foods alleging false advertising

On April 26, the United States District Court Northern District of California granted Whole Foods’ motion to dismiss a class action...

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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics...

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Wal-Mart developing 100% cage-free egg supply chain by 2025

American retail giant Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club announced their goal to transition to a 100% cage-free egg supply chain by 2025....

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Nebraska law allows meatpackers to own hogs

Posted February 16, 2016 Per nationalhogfarmer.com, Nebraska meatpackers can now own hogs. Under LB176, passed February 5, a person who owns, leases...

California bill enacts strictest antibiotic law

  • October 13, 2015

Posted October 13, 2015 California Governor Jerry Brown on Saturday signed a bill that sets the strictest government standards in...

New Law Could Protect Weather-Exposed Pets

Posted May 29, 2015 Illinois lawmakers have proposed legislation that would make exposing outside pets to extreme hot or cold...

Lab Chimpanzees are Treated as “Slaves”

Posted May 28, 2015 A lawyer seeking to free two chimpanzees from a state university told a judge Wednesday that...

NY Judge Grants Chimpanzee Hearing

  • April 22, 2015

Posted April 22, 2014 A New York judge ruled this week to grant lawyers representing two chimpanzees a hearing to...

McDonald’s to Stop Sale of Chicken Treated with Human Antibiotics

  • March 6, 2015

Posted March 6, 2015 McDonald’s plans to require chicken suppliers to stop using antibiotics in human medicine within the next two...

Senators Reintroduce Antibiotic Prevention Legislation

  • March 4, 2015

Posted March 4, 2015 Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) reintroduced the Prevention of Antibiotic Resistance Act (PARA),...