In: Animal Welfare
Center for Food Animal Wellbeing Symposium Announced
- June 19, 2014
Posted June 19, 2014 The Center for Animal Wellbeing is hosting the fourth annual symposium August 7 on advances and current...
WTO Morals Decision Could Set Precedent for Trade Regulations
- May 23, 2014
Posted May 23, 2014 On Thursday, the World Trade Organization (WTO) appeals panel upheld the European Union’s ban on seal...
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...
NALC Resource: Animal Welfare Reading Room
- March 12, 2014
Posted March 12, 2014 The National Agricultural Law Center offers a wide range of resources, one of which is the...
States Join Missouri Lawsuit Targeting California Egg Law
- March 11, 2014
Posted March 11, 2014 The attorneys general for the states of Alabama, Iowa, Kentucky, Nebraska, and Oklahoma, have joined Missouri’s...
Group Vows to “Destroy” Senator McConnell over Farm Bill
- February 21, 2014
Posted February 21, 2014 A group associated with cockfighting has threatened Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) with political damage over his...
Idaho Ag Gag Bill Advances
- February 17, 2014
Posted February 17, 2014 On Friday, the Idaho Senate voted 23-10 for a bill that would make it a crime...
USDA Closes NJ Slaughterhouse over Calf Treatment
- February 4, 2014
Posted February 4, 2014 The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently pulled its inspectors from a New Jersey...
Congress Passes FY 2014 Spending Bill with Directives for USDA and FDA
- January 20, 2014
Posted January 20, 2014 Late last week, Congress passed a $1 trillion omnibus spending package to fund the federal government...
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...
Smithfield, Tyson Recommend Animal Welfare Improvements
- January 14, 2014
Posted January 14, 2014 Smithfield Foods, Inc. is recommending that all of its contract sow growers follow the company’s lead...
HSUS Urges Wisconsin Farm Bureau to Oppose Dairy Cow Tail Docking
- January 7, 2014
Posted January 7, 2014 The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) recently sent a letter to the Wisconsin Farm...