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Iowa bill would require conventional egg availability

Iowa legislature considers bill that would require stores selling eggs and participating in federal food programs to make conventional eggs available
Iowa is considering a law that would require grocery stores participating in federal food programs to stock conventional eggs.
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A second 1988 for poultry industry wouldn’t be the same

Industry-wide shift to slower-growing broilers could bring about the need for additional 4 million tons of feed and over 6,700 additional chicken houses
It would not be realistic for the chicken industry to revert back to the type of breeds used in 1988, a leading poultry industry economist says.
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Consumer group files briefs against animal confinement laws

Center for Consumer Freedom tells court California and Massachusetts laws are unconstitutional and contrary to interstate commerce clause
The Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) has filed friend of the court briefs with the Supreme Court of the United States, the states that are challenging restrictions by California and Massachusetts on what eggs and pork products can be sold in supermarkets.
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Lead Edge Capital invests in GlobalVetLINK

Investment looks to simplify regulatory compliance for the animal health industry
GlobalVetLINK (GVL), a leader in digital animal health compliance solutions, has received a significant investment led by Lead Edge Capital.
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Hormel Foods creates deli business division

Jeff Baker has been appointed as the division’s group vice president
Hormel Foods Corporation has created a new deli business division and has named Jeff Baker to the group vice president of that division.
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Nuscience enters Canadian market under Biotica brand

Elite level feed technology suite introduced via strategic marketing partnership with Canadian Bio-Systems Inc.
Nuscience, a member of the Royal Agrifirm Group, has introduced its elite level feed technology suite into the Canadian market, under the Biotica product brand via strategic marketing partnership with Canadian Bio-Systems Inc.
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