February 8, 2018
USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue, and the resignation of Wayne Pacelle, Chief Executive of the Humane Society of the United States, have been in the news these past few days.
Watt AgNet summarized USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue’s speech about regulatory reform and NAFTA in “At IPPE, USDA chief invites collaboration on regulations.”
The day before speaking at IPPE, Perdue and FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced a formal agreement to increase collaboration and efficiency, “USDA, FDA announce formal agreement.”
Several mainstream and industry publications covered the resignation of Wayne Pacelle, Chief Executive of the Humane Society of the United States. “Humane Society CEO resigns after sexual harassment allegations,” was published in the Washington Post.
Politico reported “GMA exodus continues,” as “the two latest heavyweights” leave the association.
Feedstuff published “Livestock emissions reporting delayed until May 1,” quoting Chad Gregory on UEP’s concerns about unnecessary reporting.
The commentary, “Funding disease prevention in farm bill critical,” appeared in Feedstuffs, voicing support for funds for disease prevention in the next Farm Bill.
“The yolk’s on you: Norway’s Olympic team overwhelmed with 15,000 eggs they didn’t order,” is a humorous look at the challenges of catering for an Olympic team when the eggs delivered were ten times the amount ordered!
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