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Sanitary transportation rule follows FSMA preventive model

In 2006 when an E. coli outbreak linked to fresh spinach spurred recalls, some truckers were left holding the bag, semi-trailers full of bags of spinach that shippers refused to take back and receivers refused to take. Commercial drivers and members of the national trade association OOIDA (Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association) called the organization’s… Continue Reading

Poultry Industry Leaders Oppose Electronic Logs for Trucks

Requiring the entire trucking industry to use electronic logging devices (ELDs) will only add costs, according to a coalition of U.S poultry industry groups. The Joint Poultry Industry Human Resources Council, representing the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association, National Chicken Council and the National Turkey Federation, calls the new requirement for all trucks an “unnecessary… Continue Reading