In: Animal Law
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),...
Lawsuit Testing Chimpanzee’s Right as Legal Person
- October 10, 2014
Posted October 10, 2014 On Wednesday, a state appellate court heard cases about whether a chimpanzee can be considered a...
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...
Wild Horse Lawsuit Gains Additional Plaintiffs
- July 28, 2014
Posted July 28, 2014 Two additional parties joined a federal lawsuit concerning wild horse policy, which demands the government gather...
Animal Rights Group Suing Insurers For Feld Settlement Cost
- July 9, 2014
Posted July 9, 2014 On May 15, animal welfare groups agreed to pay $15.7 million to the Ringling Bros. and...
Ohio Law Gives Livestock Owners Recourse Against Dog Attacks
- May 30, 2014
Posted May 30, 2014 For most people, dogs are part of the family, however, for farm families, dogs go beyond...
Animal Welfare Groups to Pay Ringling Bros. $16 Million in Elephant Lawsuit
- May 15, 2014
Posted May 15, 2014 Ending a 14-year long battle over the welfare of circus elephants, the Humane Society of the...
JBS and Temple Grandin Sign Animal Welfare Agreement
- May 9, 2014
Posted May 9, 2014 Yesterday, JBS and Temple Grandin signed a technical cooperation agreement at the Beef Sumit Brasil event...
CA Senate Passes Bill to Prevent Antibiotic Use in Farm Animals
- May 2, 2014
Posted May 2, 2014 On Thursday, the California State Senate passed a bill to restrict the use of antibiotics in...
Animals & Agricultural Production: A Law School Course
- April 29, 2014
The University of Nebraska College of Law has announced a course for the upcoming summer intersession that is “designed to help...
Federal Project Targets National Feral Swine Problem
- April 29, 2014
Posted April 29, 2014 The USDA has launched a national effort to reduce damage caused by feral swine, according to...
Idaho’s “Ag-Gag” Law Challenged in Federal Court
- March 19, 2014
Posted March 19, 2014 The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and other plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit asking a federal...
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...
Indiana Farm Trespassing Bill Delayed
- January 16, 2014
Posted January 16, 2014 An Indiana Senate Committee recently delayed a vote on a proposed “ag-gag” or farm trespasser bill,...
Judge to Decide Fate of NM Horse Slaughter Facility on Friday
- January 15, 2014
Posted January 15, 2014 A New Mexico judge will decide on Friday whether a company can open a horse slaughter...