Wendy’s sued for allegedly misleading consumers about cage-free eggs

September 23, 2021

A lawsuit has been filed by an animal activist group claiming that Wendy’s violates the District of Columbia’s general consumer protection law regarding cage-free eggs. A recent D.C. Court of Appeals ruling against Hormel is …

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Two CWA decisions; more potential problems for CAFOs

September 23, 2021

Two recent decisions, one by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the other by EPA, highlight how the Clean Water Act’s (CWA) regulatory measures for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) are subject to changes. These …

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Contagious strains of avian influenza discovered in France

September 23, 2021

French officials announced that one of the most contagious strains of avian influenza (AI), H5N8, was discovered in Aisne and has spread to Luxembourg and Belgium.  The infected animals were immediately destroyed, with all necessary …

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House Ag to mark up spending bill

September 9, 2021

The House Agriculture Committee will consider its portion of Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package this Friday. The budget resolution instructs the Agriculture Committee to add $89.1 billion in spending over the years 2022-2030. The …

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USDA announces comment period on animal cell labeling

September 9, 2021

On September 2, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that it would be soliciting comments and information on proposed rulemaking about the labeling of meat and poultry products created from cultured cells. The …

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