Industry News 4/12/18

April 12, 2018

Biosecurity and surveillance in times of avian influenza,” published by Poultry World, discusses the important of  biosecurity standards and provides processes required for a successful biosecurity plan.

Legislators proposing making it unlawful to use cages in egg production, “Rhode Island considers anti-animal confinement bill,” published in WattAG.

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has lost its accreditation from the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance, “HSUS loses charity accreditation.”

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Linda McMahon, the head of the Small Business Administration (SBA), signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote stronger businesses and agricultural economies, “USDA and SBA Join Forces to Help Businesses in Rural America.”

US research aims to further enrich eggs and poultry meat,” received attention in Poultry World Global and other industry publications.

The Center for Food Safety and other groups have filed a lawsuit explained in this WattAG article, “USDA, Secretary Purdue sued over organic rule reversal.”