Katie James

Articles By Katie James

Dec 09, 2019

EPA Revises Guidelines For Sodium Cyanide Use

The EPA announced a “more protective” decision on the use of sodium cyanide in M-44 devices to control wild predators, as part of a review process required by the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act.
Dec 09, 2019

Strong Chinese Demand Boosted U.S. Pork Exports in October

October pork exports increased 8.5% year-over-year to 225,376 mt while export value rose 10% to $592 million.
Dec 05, 2019

Federal Agencies Clarify Banking Rules for Hemp-Related Businesses

Four federal agencies issued a statement clarifying the legal status of hemp growth and production and the relevant requirements under the Bank Secrecy Act for banks providing services to hemp-related businesses.
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Dec 05, 2019

Judge Prevents Enforcement Of Iowa ‘Ag-Gag’ Law

A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction preventing Iowa officials from enforcing a law that would make it a crime for whistleblowers or undercover activists to take pictures or videos at farms and packing plants.
Dec 03, 2019

USCA Wants Review of Marfrig Global Foods’ Purchase of National Beef

USCA has submitted a request to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for an investigation of Marfrig Global Foods’ “near-acquisition” of U.S.-based National Beef Packing Company.
Dec 02, 2019

121,000 Pounds of Bacon and Turkey Recalled for Undeclared Allergen

Blue Grass Quality Meats, of Erlanger, Ky., has recalled 121,083 pounds of pork bacon and ready-to-eat turkey products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens.
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Nov 27, 2019

Company News: BinMaster and EveryPig

News headlines from BinMaster and EveryPig.
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Nov 26, 2019

New NCBA Webinar: Winter Supplementation for Your Herd

Available to watch on demand, Drs. Wickersham, Bailey and Drewnoski cover the importance of supplementing your herd when lower quality feedstuffs make up a majority of the animals diet specific to regions across the U.S.
Nov 26, 2019

Texas Pork Producers Help Food Insecure Families

Center of the Plate is a non-profit that focuses on giving meat protein to families in need in the Dripping Springs, Texas, community.