Industry News 1/10/18

January 10, 2019

Fingerprints don’t lie: Experts say 2018 outbreak stats reflect value of WGS,” addresses the public perception about the increase in food-related outbreaks, published in Food Safety News.

Governor Rick Snyder’s veto of a bill which called for a delay in cage-free hen standards from 2020 to 2025 is explained in “Bill to delay hen housing requirements vetoed,” from Michigan Farmer.“

Peterson returns to role as House ag committee chair,” was reported in WattAg.

Mindy Brashears has still not been confirmed USDA under secretary for food safety.  Food Safety News reports on Brashears and two other USDA nominees in “List of last minute Senate confirmations fail to include top food safety job.”

Egg Industry Adopting New Technology, Facing Same Old Image Problems,” published in Hoosier Ag Today, quotes UEP member Bob Krouse.

Herbruck’s was among 780 other businesses that were awarded state training grants.  Learn more from “Herbruck’s, Michigan Turkey Producers get training grants,” from WattAg.

WattAg compiled, “13 animal ag quotes from 2018 worth repeating in 2019.”

Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) announced the opening of their latest, leading-edge analytical laboratory, in Greeley, Colorado