Compassion Over Killing Releases Undercover Video from a Broiler Plant

November 29, 2018

An undercover video captured at Amick Farms in Maryland was released claiming to show issues related to newly approved broiler plant line run speeds, which recently went from 140 birds/minute to 175 birds/minute. This story …

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USDA Sued for Not Requiring Labeling Verification

November 29, 2018

The Animal Welfare Institute has sued USDA in federal court, asking the judge to require 3rd-party audits for certain labeling claims regarding how animals are raised. The lawsuit is in response to a petition filed …

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UEA Asks for End to Japanese Tariffs on Eggs

November 29, 2018

In comments on a potential U.S.-Japan trade agreement, the Further Processors Division of United Egg Association (UEA) said Japan’s tariffs on eggs and egg products should be eliminated.  Otherwise, UEA warned, free trade agreements that …

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California Orders Mandatory Euthanasia to Control vND

November 29, 2018

Due to progression and duration of a virulent Newcastle Disease (vND) outbreak in parts of Southern California, California State Veterinarian Dr. Annette Jones has ordered mandatory euthanasia of birds in neighborhoods in Compton (Los Angeles …

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Input Needed on Egg Laying Industry Needs Assessment

November 29, 2018

Dr. Darrin Karcher, Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences at Purdue University, has put together a national needs assessment to ascertain the education and research needs of the U.S. egg-laying industry.   The results of this research …

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