Global Egg Industry Statement on Antimicrobial Resistance

October 4, 2018

The global egg industry formally endorsed the following statement on the industry’s use of antimicrobials during the Global Leadership Conference of the International Egg Commission which took place in Kyoto in September. Statement on Antimicrobial …

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Faster Poultry Line Speeds Could Mean Litigation

October 4, 2018

Labor and food safety advocacy groups could file suit over a new Food Safety and Inspection Service policy that will allow faster line speeds at some chicken slaughter plants, according to Agri-Pulse.  The newsletter reports …

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EPA Sued by Environmental Groups Over CAFO’s EPCRA Reporting Exclusion

October 4, 2018

Several environmental groups sued U.S. EPA for the decision that air emissions from manure do not need to be reported under the Emergency Preparedness and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA).  The complaint was filed on September …

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FDA Statement on Disclosing Retailers for Recalls

October 4, 2018

Issued September 26,  Excerpt –  click here for full statement.  FDA recognizes the importance of providing consumers with actionable information related to recalled food products. That’s why today the FDA issued new draft guidance that describes situations …

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Farm Bill

October 4, 2018

The 2014 farm bill expired on Sunday, September 30.  Although Conference leadership has expressed a  desire to finalize the farm bill in October, in order to quickly approve a final agreement in November, without a …

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