The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the House committee will decide on new legislation this week giving authority on farm animal treatment to a new state panel.
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Following USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack’s announcement that his department is changing its approach to developing a national animal identification system, the National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) has announced it will dedicate a portion of its annual meeting...
CINCINNATI—Kroger Co. is recalling two onion soup and dip mixes because of possible salmonella contamination.
As debate rages over whether laying hens should be kept in cages or allowed to go cage-free, efforts are underway to provide answers as to the true behavioral needs of hens.
The board of directors of McDonald’s has recommended that the company’s shareholders vote against a proposal to require that 5 percent of the eggs purchased for the chain’s restaurants in the United States be the cage-free variety.