A bill has recently been signed into law in Oklahoma that will prohibit deceptive or misleading labeling of meat products, and in essence prevents cell cultured or plant based products from using meat terms.
Agriculture groups view the removal of Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves as a “conservation success story” and conservationists call it another “relentless assault on wildlife protections.”
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a rule change that would make it clear air emissions reporting for animal waste is not required for livestock operations under current regulations.
Animal welfare groups have reached a milestone agreement with ranching interests they say would save wild mustangs from slaughter but the compromise has opened a nasty split among horse protection advocates.
The Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act has been introduced in the House of Representatives and is yet another legislative proposal that offers fixes for livestock haulers regarding hours of service rules.