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USDA: Many factors considered amid animal disease outbreaks

posted on July 17, 2015 at 3:44 PM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday that it considers many factors when determining ways to euthanize large numbers of animals during a disease outbreak, and said it was reviewing an animal rights group's criticism of a recent... Full Story

Groups sue EPA seeking livestock farm air quality standards

posted on January 30, 2015 at 3:24 PM

A coalition of environmental, animal rights and citizen action groups is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency alleging failure to address air pollution from large-scale livestock farms. Full Story

Some Gray Wolves to be Returned to Endangered List

posted on December 24, 2014 at 3:48 PM

A federal judge on Friday threw out an Obama administration decision to remove gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region from the endangered species list — a decision that will ban further wolf hunting and trapping in three states. Full Story

$500M Settlement Reached In California Slaughterhouse Abuse Case

posted on November 21, 2012 at 12:42 PM

The settlement is the largest-ever penalty for an animal abuse case. Full Story

War of Words Continues in Nebraska

posted on March 23, 2012 at 8:37 PM

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is criticizing Nebraska governor Dave Heineman for recent comments he made about the animal rights organization. At a recent meeting meeting in Lexington, Heineman said of HSUS, quote, “We’re going... Full Story

Missouri Dog Breeding Vote 'Wake-Up Call' For Farmers

posted on March 23, 2012 at 3:31 PM

MONROE CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 2010 ballot initiative to toughen oversight of dog breeders highlighted the rift between Missouri farmers and national animal rights activists. Two years later, the divide has only deepened. Twenty-five farm groups... Full Story

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