News and features that explore federal, state and local regulation of the industry.

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GMO labeling bill heads to the president

7/15/2016 - President Barack Obama expected to sign the bill into law in next few days.

USDA changes handling rules for veal calves

7/14/2016 - The agency’s goal is to improve humane handling inspections.

New York approves ban on more live slaughter markets

6/21/2016 - At least 80 live poultry markets operate in the state.

Debate over GIPSA heats up

6/16/2016 - A coalition petitions Congress to finalize GIPSA rules; poultry industry group calls it a “PR gimmick.”

ND voters reject corporate farming bill

6/16/2016 - Measure 1 would have loosened regulations against corporate-owned farms.