Potential for bedding, food, crates, or contamination of foreign rescue dogs’ coats to serve as disease carriers.
Legislative Watch: Legislative Watch: Federal court stops increased line speeds; Delay ELD enforcement; Deputy under secretary for food safety named.
Expanding agricultural markets as well as upholding trade commitments with China and Mexico important for U.S. agriculture.
Legislative Watch: Additional COVID aid announced; Hauling relief for ag; End death tax; National Agriculture Day.
Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative refines CFAP and redirects farm payments to more diverse set of ag producers.
Funds to help increase competitiveness in local markets, provide greater access to food for communities.
Fully funded export programs are critical to help U.S. farmers, ranchers and food exporters keep pace with the rest of the world’s exporting countries.
Legislative Watch: USDA’s plan to protect meat inspectors investigated; Investigation of ocean carriers needed; Michael Regan confirmed EPA administrator.
Legislative Watch: House subcommittee questions meat industry; USDA Fair and Competitive Markets adviser named; Meat Institute takes Prop 12 to Supreme Court.
Agency says program generates little producer participation.