It is apparent that Rep. Nancy Mace, R-South Carolina, cares about animals, farmers and agriculture in general, as her name has been attached to several pieces of legislation worthy of the poultry industry's attention.
In the second phase of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) campaign to fortify the U.S. Packers and Stockyards Act, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is unleashing a second barrage of new, paperwork and recordkeeping-heavy regulations on the U.S. poultry industry.
UPSIDE Foods received preliminary approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), signaling that the agency accepts that the company’s cultivated chicken is safe to eat. This is the first regulatory approval for any cultivated meat in the U.S.
The United States Surface Transportation Board (STB) denied Foster Farms’ request for a continuation of an emergency service order for Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) to follow concerning the delivery of corn to Foster Farms’ feed mills in the California communities of Turlock and Traver.