On Sunday, 60 Minutes aired an episode questioning antibiotic use in the livestock industry and singled out the pork industry. The report failed to include critical information about modern pig farming, NPPC says.
The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, along with Public Citizen and local unions in Minnesota, Iowa and Kansas, have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop USDA’s new swine slaughter modernization rule.
The Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's new proposal adjusts the rules around the amount of time truckers can drive their loads and the rest requirements between drives.
Livestock groups strongly support bipartisan legislation reintroduced last week by Sens. John Hoeven, R-ND, and Michael Bennet, D-CO, to reform U.S. DOT Hours of Service and Electronic Logging Device regulations.
Japan might increase the amount of agriculture trade conducted with the U.S. through potential trade deal that was announced by President Trump following a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.