USDA nominee for Marketing and Regulatory Programs highlights importance of animal health

July 22, 2021

On July 15, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry held a hearing for the nomination of Jennifer Moffitt to serve as Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs within the USDA. …

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UEA Further Processors comment on CDFA Prop 12 regs

July 22, 2021

Regulations to implement California’s Proposition 12 need to be clarified on multiple points, according to comments filed by the Further Processors Division of the United Egg Association. The comments point out several ambiguities concerning how …

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Organic livestock and poultry rule to return

July 8, 2021

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said the USDA will re-issue a regulation on organic livestock and poultry practices that was withdrawn by the Trump administration. The Organic Trade Association (OTA) sued USDA over the …

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Supreme Court rejects CA Proposition 12 lawsuit

July 8, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court denied the North American Meat Institutes (NAMI’s) petition seeking a review of California’s Proposition 12. The law, which stipulates housing requirements for sows, veal calves, and laying hens, bans the sale …

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Long-standing experience on Scientific Advisory Committee

June 3, 2021

UEP is fortunate to have outstanding members on its Scientific Advisory Committee. Dr. Janice Swanson and Dr. Ruth Newberry are two long-standing members who helped develop the initial UEP Certified Guidelines. Dr. Janice Swanson Dr. …

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