The National Pork Producers Council and other groups late yesterday filed a request in federal court for a nationwide preliminary injunction against enforcement of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule.
In comments submitted last week, the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) urged USDA's Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) to delay eliminating its trichinae control regulation until the U.S. pork industry, wo
The Environmental Protection Agency earlier this week sent to the White House Office of Management and Budget a proposal to withdraw the controversial Waters of the U.S. rule, setting in motion an OMB review. Following
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt urges farmers and ranchers to submit official comments on the repeal of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule before the Agency's deadline of Monday, Au
At the annual business meeting of the National Pork Producers Council, delegates adopted several important resolutions, including those that call on NPPC to strengthen measures to prevent foreign animal diseases.
USDA has proposed new animal welfare standards for the National Organic Program that, if enacted, would be the first time such standards are codified in federal law and would present serious challenges to livestock prod
With the proposal to withdraw the Waters of the U.S. rule under review by the White House Office of Management and Budget, the Environmental Protection Agency is asking states to share with the agency what they think a
Trips to Washington DC with the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and its Pork Leadership Institute (PLI) always offer enlightenment on current issues mixed with a comradery not seen in all industries. This spring’s trip was no exception.