In: Animal Law
California Changing Cage Law, Could Set Precedent
- November 11, 2014
Posted November 11, 2014 Six states are in federal court fighting a California ban on eggs sold from hens kept...
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...
FBI to Track Animal Cruelty Cases
- September 24, 2014
Posted September 24, 2014 The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will start tracking animal cruelty cases, according to a USA...
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...
APHIS Amended Regulations under AWA
- August 28, 2014
Posted August 28, 2014 Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has amended regulations to the Animal Welfare Act (AWA)....
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...
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...
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...
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...