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Monday, April 14, 2014
Salmonella in Poultry Cases Reach 524
US - The investigation into cases of food poisoning in the US caused by Salmonella Heidelberg believed to be related to chicken products produced by processor Foster Farms is continuing....
FDA Withdraws Antimicrobials for Use in Food-Producing Animals
US - The US Food and Drug Administration is today announcing that five drug sponsors holding animal drug applications affected by Guidance For Industry (GFI) #213 have requested that FDA withdraw approval of a collective 19 animal drug applications because...
Union Policy Supports Mandatory Labelling of Food Products
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson issued a statement in opposition to H.R. 4432, The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014, sponsored by Reps. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., and G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C....
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Groups Against Changes Made to Workers Representation Rules
US - Poultry organisations in the US have hit out at new rules being put forward by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to change the procedures for employees in the industry can decide on union representation....
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
NFU Names Senate Ag Appropriations Priorities
US - Last week National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson submitted testimony to the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Agriculture Appropriations, outlining NFU’s priorities for Fiscal Year 2015 funding for agricultural programs....
Friday, April 04, 2014
Iowa Resolves to Fight California's Egg Law
IOWA, US - The Iowa House has passed a resolution calling for repeal of a California law that forbids the sale of eggs produced by hens kept in cages that do not meet certain size and space requirements. ...
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
USDA Set to Allow Unlimited Poultry Processing
US - A Livingston County (New Jersey) firm expects to become one of the state’s few large-scale poultry processors once it gets federal permission to expand....
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Nevada-based Company Announces Large Scale Poultry Production Facility
US - Nevada has a new company to help diversify the economy of Hawthorne, a small town located in Western Nevada....
Monday, March 31, 2014
US Poultry Inspection to Focus on Microbiological Issues
US - Agriculture Secretary, Tom Vilsack has defended the overhaul of the poultry inspection system....
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Farmers Union Pleased with Proposed Clean Water Act Rule
US - The US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) has proposed a rule regarding provisions of the Clean Water Act....
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
USDA Researchers Improve Newcastle Disease Classification System
US - US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have given the Newcastle disease classification system a much-needed update, making it easier to identify virus types....
NFU Outlines Funding Priorities for 2015
US - Last week National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson submitted testimony to the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Agriculture Appropriations, outlining NFU’s priorities for Fiscal Year 2015 funding for agricultural programs....
Friday, March 21, 2014
FDA Allows More Time to Comment on Food Safety Modernisation Act
US - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an update on the proposed rules under its Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), allowing more time for comment on two areas of the Act - but not on the part on animal feeds....
Mississippi Poultry Factory Workers Rally
US - Two workers’ advocacy organizations and their supporters promised on 19 March to try again next session on a bill that would have expanded what they call basic rights for those employed by the state’s poultry industry....
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
US Animal Health Industry Commits to FDA Guidance on AGPs
US - Members of the Animal Health Institute (AHI) and the Generic Animal Drug Alliance (GADA) have announced they are to phase out their use of medically important antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs)....
Monday, March 17, 2014
Poultry Industry Concerns about Proposed Injury, Illness Regulation
US - The National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and the US Poultry & Egg Association sent a letter to the Department of Labor regarding the OSHA proposed regulation, "Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses", respectfully suggesting...
Monday, March 10, 2014
Members of National Farmers Union Hear from Farm Bill Insiders
US - Attendees of National Farmers Union‘s (NFU) annual convention heard on Sunday (9 March) from a panel of congressional, US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and media experts on the 2014 Farm Bill....
States Join Missouri Lawsuit Targeting Animal Welfare
US - The decision by five states to join a lawsuit attacking a California animal welfare and food safety law may have far-reaching implications for a raft of state laws that protect agriculture and consumers, reports The Humane Society of the United States...
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
New US Programme for State Animal Feed Regulators
US - The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) have announced a new programme for State Animal Feed Regulators entitled the Animal Feed Regulatory Programme Standards (feed standards). ...
US Farmers Support President's 2015 Budget
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has confirmed his support for President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget....
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
New Avian Influenza Sampling Method Saves Money
US - A number of poultry industry groups are using a less costly method to collect avian influenza virus samples, thanks to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists....
Monday, March 03, 2014
USDA's Vilsack Speaks about Implementation of Farm Bill
ANALYSIS - Tom Vilsack, US Department of Agriculture Secretary, spoke to a packed room at the 2014 Commodity Classic about the recently passed Farm Bill and more importantly - how USDA plans to implement it, reports Sarah Mikesell, live from the show...
Friday, February 28, 2014
What Will Antibiotic Guidelines Mean for US Livestock Farmers?
US - Veterinarians, rather than farmers, are to play a decisive role in implementing US antimicrobial policy in light of new voluntary guidelines introduced last December, writes Michael Priestley....
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Addressing Health Concerns from Intensive Animal Production
US - State regulatory agencies face barriers and often take limited action when confronted with public health concerns resulting from industrial food animal production operations. ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
New Chicken Council Web Site Opens Door to Poultry Production
US - The National Chicken Council (NCC) has launched a new website, www.ChickenRoost.com, which features information on issues such as animal welfare, food safety, environmental stewardship, antibiotic use and the modern partnership between farmers and...
 
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