Prominent scientists provide independent expertise for UEP Certified

November 18, 2021

Meet Dr. Cia Johnson and Dr. Suzanne Millman, of the UEP Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC). These recognized animal welfare experts bring diverse expertise to the UEP Certified program. Dr. Cia Johnson Dr. Cia Johnson has …

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Legal challenges continue for vaccine executive orders

November 18, 2021

Earlier this year, the Biden administration issued a variety of executive orders requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for federal workers, federal contractors, healthcare employees, and businesses with over 100 employees. These orders have been met with a …

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Aim for Climate, other ag initiatives launched during COP26

November 18, 2021

Several countries and organizations announced agricultural climate initiatives during the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland. The United States and the United Arab Emirates formally launched the Agriculture Innovation Mission for …

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Califf nominated to head FDA

November 18, 2021

President Joe Biden nominated Dr. Robert Califf as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, an agency with critical responsibilities for addressing the COVID-19 pandemic as well as regulatory oversight over shell eggs. Califf, an …

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Reconciliation infrastructure update

November 4, 2021

The preliminary text of the Build Back Better Act, known as the reconciliation framework, was released on October 28. The $1.75 trillion package includes billions of dollars in climate resilience efforts and climate-smart agricultural practices. …

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