DOL Proposes Changes to the H-2A Program

July 25, 2019

On Monday, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule to modernize the H-2A program. The changes are responsive to stakeholder concerns and expected to enhance employer access to a legal source of agricultural …

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Egg Products HACCP Regulation Could Come Next Month

July 11, 2019

If the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) meets its internal goals, a final regulation to convert egg products regulation to HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) principles could be published next month. The …

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H-2A Changes Under Review

June 27, 2019

The White House is reviewing a final Labor Department regulation that would update the H-2A foreign guest worker program. The proposal would no longer require that employers advertise openings in newspapers before hiring a guest …

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Egg industry joins food labeling discussion

May 16, 2019

Photo: Sen. John Cornyn, R., Texas, met May 16, 2019 with United Egg Producers as well as representatives from Idalou Egg Ranch and Feather Crest Farms to discuss issues such as animal health, food labeling …

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FDA Issues New Q & A on Veterinary Feed Directive

April 18, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration issued a revised question-and-answer guidance document on the agency’s Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD).  The VFD, which went into effect in 2015, governs the use of animal drugs in or on …

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