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More states join lawsuit against California over hen-housing requirements

The lawsuit was originally filed by Missouri's Attorney General last month.
March 7, 2014
The lawsuit was originally filed by Missouri's Attorney General last month.
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TECH FLASH

Smithfield to suppliers: Ditch gestational crates

The pork processor is encouraging suppliers to switch to group houses by 2022.
January 14, 2014

The company says while the change is not required, suppliers that do not comply will be much less likely to have their contract renewed.


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FDA proposes FSMA controls on pet food, agricultural feed

This is the fifth rule the agency has proposed this year as part of FSMA.
October 29, 2013

There are currently no regulations in place governing the production of most animal foods.


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FDA proposes FSMA controls on pet food, agricultural feed

This is the fifth rule the agency has proposed this year as part of FSMA.
October 25, 2013

This is the fifth rule the agency has proposed this year as part of FSMA.


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TECH FLASH

CSPI says CDC antibiotic resistance report doesn’t offer steps to food safety

Critics say the agency is overly vague about antibiotic abuse in food production animals.
September 25, 2013

Among the data, CDC found that 22 percent of resistant illnesses are linked to foodborne hazards


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Tyson to stop buying Zilmax-fed cattle

The meat processor is concerned the supplement may be causing cows to become lame.
August 12, 2013
The meat processor is concerned the supplement may be causing cows to become lame.
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American Meat Institute releases updated Recommended Animal Handling Guidelines and Audit Guide

The audit underwent a first major overhaul in 2010, and has been tweaked in 2012 and 2013.
July 25, 2013
The audit underwent a first major overhaul in 2010, and has been tweaked in 2012 and 2013.
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TECH FLASH

Cage-free egg sales set to take off

Research suggests increased consumer knowledge will lead to changes in the types of eggs purchased.
May 12, 2013

Data shows consumers are overly optimistic about hen housing conditions.
 


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AMI releases video tour of pork plant

Animal scientist Temple Grandin demonstrates AMI's animal welfare audit.
May 9, 2013
Animal scientist Temple Grandin demonstrates AMI's animal welfare audit.
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TECH FLASH

Co-resistance complicates treatment of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Efforts to address antimicrobial resistance have seen significant progress, but not enough.
April 8, 2013

International interdependence of food production presents an obstacle to combating resistance.


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