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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...

Court Dismisses PETA Lawsuit over Bird Protection

  • December 20, 2013

Posted December 20, 2013   A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit in which the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals...

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...

Animal Law on Agenda for AALA Annual Conference

  • October 15, 2013

Posted October 15, 2013   Animal law will be prominently featured at the upcoming 34th Annual Conference of the American Agricultural...

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...