In the debate of antibiotic use, pig farmers know there are cases where antibiotic treatments are needed, but a growing public discontent makes decisions more complex. That can lead to unintended suffering for animals.
An enforcement chief for the Department of Transportation said commenting and petitioning the hours of service that are backed by the electronic logging device (ELD) rule are necessary for any changes to the mandate.
On Monday, a series of accidents were caused by the first major snowstorm of the winter. One of the accidents involved a fuel truck and a livestock trailer; the other involved more than 70 vehicles, with casualties.