Industry News 12/12/19

December 12, 2019

Center for Food Safety petitions for more accurate drug residue testing,” in meat, poultry, and egg products, from Food Safety News.

Gillibrand bill empowers FDA to chase down sources of food borne illnesses to wherever they go,” discusses U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s, D-NY, proposed Expanded Food Safety Inspection Act, which allows FDA to collect samples from CAFOs.

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions approved Dr. Stephen Hahn’s appointment with the Senate likely to vote by the end of the year in “Senate ready for confirmation vote on Hahn as next FDA commissioner,” from Food Safety News.

What role for the dual-purpose chicken?,” summarizes the research in Germany on chickens bred to be used for egg production with the males used for meat production from Poultry World.

The commentary “Where animal welfare fails,” talks about today’s zero tolerance zone and emphasizes the importance of animal welfare training combined with direct observation from Feedstuffs.

S&R Egg Farm plans to build new layer farm,” was published in WattAg.