FDA reports antimicrobial sales remain steady in 2018, 2019

January 7, 2021

The FDA’s 2019 Summary Report on Antimicrobials Sold or Distributed for Use in Food-Producing Animals shows sales and distribution of antimicrobials are down 25% since 2010. This year’s report does an excellent job highlighting many …

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United Egg Producers Updated Statement on Male Chicks

July 20, 2020

Atlanta, Georgia, July 20, 2020: The below statement can be attributed in its entirety to Chad Gregory, President and CEO, United Egg Producers: “As representatives of about 90 percent of egg production in the United …

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FY 2021 Ag Appropriations Bill

July 9, 2020

This week, the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee approved a FY 2021 spending bill. Total discretionary funding in the legislation is $23.98 billion, an increase of $487 million above the FY 2020 enacted level. In total, …

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Cage-free legislation updates

March 12, 2020

Colorado On March 3, legislation was introduced in Colorado’s House of Representatives that impacts housing for laying hens and the sale of egg and egg products within the state. The bill, as written, would require …

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Missouri animal ag inspection bill

February 20, 2020

A proposed bill in Missouri would limit who can conduct on-farm inspections of animal ag operations within the state. According to an article in the News Tribune, the primary sponsor, state Representative Kent Haden, a …

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