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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: DECEMBER 20, 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 biosecurity,...

USDA Approves Funding To Fight PEDv

Posted June 9, 2014   The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a $26.2 million fund to fight porcine epidemic...

Deadly Pig Virus Re-Infects Indiana Farm

Posted May 29, 2014   An Indiana farm has become the first to publicly confirm that it suffered a second outbreak...

USDA Targeting Feral Hogs with Thermal Imaging Weapons

Posted May 27, 2014   The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is gearing up with thermal imaging weapons to kill feral...

WHO Releases Report on Antimicrobial Resistance

Posted May 15, 2014   The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released a report on global antimicrobial resistance (AMR) concluding that...

NPPC Testifies Before Congress on Country of Origin Labeling and Deadly Pig Virus

Posted May 5, 2014   The National Pork Producers Council recently testified before Congress on two issues impacting its industry –...

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...

USDA Considers Mandatory Reporting for Deadly Pig Virus

  • April 18, 2014

Posted April 18, 2014   USDA is considering the option of mandatory reporting for outbreaks of the deadly pig virus, Porcine...

China Restricts Imports of U.S. Hogs

  • April 9, 2014

Posted April 9, 2014   China has imposed tougher restrictions for imports of live pigs from the U.S., citing concerns about...