In: Animal Law
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...
New Mexico AG Sues to Stop Horse Slaughter
- December 23, 2013
Posted December 23, 2013 New Mexico’s attorney general, Gary King, filed a lawsuit on Thursday, to block a horse slaughter...
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...
Legislators Postpone Override Vote on NJ Bill to Ban Gestation Crates
- November 19, 2013
Posted November 19, 2013 A vote to override New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s veto of a bill banning gestation crates...
Amendment to Horse Protection Act would Require More USDA Involvement
- November 19, 2013
Posted November 19, 2013 Congress members and veterinarians recently debated an amendment to the Horse Protection Act that would require...
Tenth Circuit Issues Injunction, Halts Horse Slaughterhouse Plans
- November 6, 2013
Posted November 6, 2013 The U.S. Court of Appeals for Tenth Circuit has issued a temporary injunction, halting plans by...
USDA Releases Humane Handling Guidance
- October 31, 2013
Posted October 31, 2013 USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) recently released an advance notice for a new guidance on...
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...
Utah Asks Court to Dismiss Suit Challenging “Ag-Gag” Law
- October 21, 2013
Posted October 21, 2013 Attorneys for the state of Utah filed a motion to dismiss, arguing the plaintiffs did not...
Save the Date: November 14 Webinar on Country of Origin Labeling
- October 11, 2013
Posted October 11, 2013 On November 14, 12-1 (CDT),the National Agricultural Law Center is hosting a webinar titled, COOL Or...
(When) Can Private Citizens Enforce States’ Animal Welfare Laws?
- October 4, 2013
Posted October 4, 2013 The National Agricultural Law Center and the American Agricultural Law Association are co-sponsoring a webinar titled,...
Animal Rights Groups Challenge State “Ag-Gag” Laws in Federal Court
- October 2, 2013
Posted October 2, 2013 Animal rights groups that opposed “ag-gag” laws in state legislatures now hope federal courts will overturn...
Online CLE Program Will Address Private Citizen Enforcement of Animal Welfare Laws
- September 16, 2013
Posted September 16, 2013 The National Agricultural Law Center and the American Agricultural Law Association are co-sponsoring a webinar titled,...
Upcoming Webinar/CLE: Private Citizen Enforcement of Animal Welfare Laws
- September 5, 2013
Posted September 5, 2013 On October 10, 2013 from 12 – 1 p.m. (CDT), the National Agricultural Law Center and...