Thirteen environmental groups sue EPA on CAFO Rule

September 21, 2023

On Sept. 9, 2023, Food & Water Watch (FWW) and a dozen other environmental groups filed a lawsuit in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, asking the court to reject EPA’s denial last month …

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News from Washington

April 27, 2023

House Agriculture Committee holds hearing on animal disease Last week, the House Committee on Agriculture’s Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry held a hearing on USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) animal disease …

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EIC report questions EPA’s air emissions draft models

June 30, 2022

The Egg Industry Center (EIC) recently completed an in-depth evaluation of EPA’s draft models developed to create air emissions factors for layer operations. The models were developed using data collected during the 2007-2010 National Air …

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Industry News 4/7/22

April 7, 2022

The Chair of UEP’s Scientific Advisory Committee, Dr. Janice Swanson, speaking at the 2022 Midwest Poultry Federation (MPF) Convention, addressed issues raised by producers in “The US cage-free transition – what’s unknown,” published by Herbruck’s …

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Guidelines for Autogenous Biologics

December 9, 2021

Recently, APHIS added to its website Veterinary Services (VS) Memorandum 800.69: Guidelines for Autogenous Biologics. The VS Memorandum has been revised to address a number of industry and producer concerns.  Most notably, it increases the …

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