December HPAI detections on decline but egg industry hit hard

January 5, 2023

Compared to previous months, December detections of HPAI slowed to 25 commercial detections for all species. However, the egg industry experienced four detections affecting 3.8 million birds in CO, SD, and WA. 34 backyard detections …

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News from Washington

December 8, 2022

President Biden signs agreement averting potential Rail strike On Wednesday, Nov. 30, the House voted to deter a possible railroad strike that could halt shipments and damage the U.S. economy. In a 290-137 bipartisan vote, …

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Outside report calls for changes in FDA food program

December 8, 2022

The Food and Drug Administration’s human foods program has serious cultural and structural problems compromising its ability to protect public health, an outside review requested by the agency found. The report, “Operational Evaluation of the …

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2022 Midterm Election Analysis

November 17, 2022

Republicans have regained control of the U.S. House of Representatives for the first time since 2018, ending four years of Democratic rule in Washington and ushering in a new era of divided government. Democrats overperformed …

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FDA announces final rule for food traceability

November 17, 2022

On Nov. 15, FDA issued a final rule on food traceability designed to facilitate faster identification andrapid removal of potentially contaminated food from the market, resulting in fewer foodborne illnesses and/or deaths. Foods subject to …

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