Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

March 26, 2020

After several long days of negotiating, the Senate late last night reached final agreement on COVID Phase III stimulus legislation expected to be in the range of approximately $2 trillion over 10 years.  Further modifications …

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UEP tackles misleading labeling

March 12, 2020

The United Egg Producers, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, National Fisheries Institute, National Pork Producers, and National Milk Producers Federation are currently working with Congress through the appropriations process, to address issues surrounding companies labeling plant-based …

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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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Arizona and Maine propose cage-free legislation

February 20, 2020

Maine lawmakers are proposing a bill that would add the state to the growing list of those requiring cage-free eggs. The bill prohibits selling shell eggs in the state by December 31, 2024, that are …

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