Proposition 12 Passes in California

November 8, 2018

Proposition 12 Farm Animal Confinement Standards passed in California with 61 percent of voters in favor of the new space requirements for hens, calves, and pigs.  Of the 11 ballot initiatives on the California ballot,  …

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Animal Activists Continue Protests

October 4, 2018

Animal extremist groups continue to be active, causing disruption on farms and in stores. Their protests highlight the importance of consistently following high animal welfare standards, preparing in advance for emergency situations, including activist rallies, …

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Ag Associations Encourage Support for King Amendment

September 6, 2018

On August 31, the American Farm Bureau Federation, American Feed Industry Association, National Association of Egg Farmers, National Chicken Council and National Pork Producers Council sent a letter to Senator Roberts and Senator Stabenow urging …

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UEP President Addresses Industry Shift to Cage-Free

August 30, 2018

Published by, By Devon King Chad Gregory discusses if he believes the industry will go cage-free by 2025 pledge dates. “We can’t speculate at this time when and how transition commitments will occur,” he …

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ASPCA Publishes Results of Retail Animal Welfare Survey

July 26, 2018

According to Understanding Retailers’ Animal Welfare Priorities, sponsored by The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA),  retail decision-makers interest in stocking products with animal welfare claims is increasing, but there is …

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