Policy & Politics

Downer Animals in the Food Supply

Published May. 2, 2014

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service regulations require all animals found to be nonambulatory at ante-mortem inspection (or those nonambulatory after the ante-mortem inspection but before processing) be condemned. There are cases where animals are non-ambulatory not because of illness.

Water Storage Infrastructure

Published May. 2, 2014

Recent droughts have increased public awareness and federal policymakers' focus on flaws in today’s water storage and delivery systems.