Brucella suis is on the rise in feral swine populations in the U.S. USDA's APHIS is issuing a draft policy statement through the Federal Select Agent Program on research with Brucella species in outdoor settings.
Noting the importance of keeping the use of antimicrobials as low as possible without compromising health, three international veterinary organizations have issued a statement regarding judicious use in food animals.
The U.S. Cattlemen's Association calls for "accurate meat labels" and noted they have asked FSIS to use certain labeling claims to be used exclusively for cattle "born, raised and slaughtered" in the U.S.
If more proof were needed that veganism is primarily a feel-better guilt eraser for a small slice of affluent folks in the U.S. and Europe, that evidence has arrived. And just in time for the holidays!
As agriculture awaits confirmation Joe Biden will tap Tom Vilsack as the next Secretary of Agriculture, Washington insiders say Vilsack is a known entity, which would be a positive for U.S. farmers and ranchers.