An organization for all prosecutors, including appointed and elected and their deputies and assistants, supports the pending Animal Partisan petition. The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) is a private non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C.Continue Reading State anti-cruelty enforcement doesn’t need to be bound by federal authority, prosecutors say
Editor Dan Flynn is a Northern Colorado-based writer and editor with more more than 15 years of food safety experience. As a public affairs professional, he worked with government and regulatory agencies at the local, state, and federal levels. His career as a journalist included working for newspapers throughout the West, from the Black Hills to Seattle. His on-scene reporting on the collapse of the Idaho’s Teton Dam and the suicide bombing at Washington State University’s Perham Hall was carried by newspapers around the world and was recognized both times regionally by the Associated Press for Best Reporting on a Deadline. Most of the disasters he attends these days involve food illnesses.
Late Friday, a state judge gave Pennsylvania farmer Amos Miller an easy exit ramp to his dispute with the Agriculture Department.
Judge Thomas Sponaugle’s March 1 order says that all Miller must do to resolve…Continue Reading Judge invites Amos Miller to become Pennsylvania’s 115th licensed raw milk dairy
Kicking deadlines down the road over government shutdowns is much like those punt kicks in the NFL playoffs. They don’t generally win the game, but the skill involved is appreciated.
Without another short-term deal; a…Continue Reading A new agreement might avoid a partial government shutdown early on Saturday
Amos Miller makes his first state court appearance tomorrow since the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture searched his farm under a court-issued warrant.
Miller, who claimed so-called “Sovereign Citizen” status as a defense in federal court…Continue Reading Amos Miller’s state court date about raw milk issues is tomorrow
JBS SA will have to wait until later this year for listings on the Brazilian and New York stock exchanges.
The Brazilian-based JBS SA is the parent company of JBS USA, which it acquired in…Continue Reading ‘Dual’ listing for giant meat company delayed until later in 2024
Ten years after a jury trial convicted him of 31 charges, resulting in a 20-year federal prison sentence, peanut broker Michael Parnell, 65, has filed his opening brief in his appeal of that conviction and…Continue Reading Michael Parnell’s Habeus motion is now before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
His campaign for President was brief, but Tom Vilsack is one of longest serving Secretaries of Agriculture in U.S. history. He held the post for the 8-year Obama Administration, and he’s close to another four…Continue Reading Letter from the Editor: Vilsack gone?
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an “existing stocks order,” allowing farmers planning to use dicamba products for 2024 to receive and use them during the upcoming growing season.
EPA has ruled that farmers…Continue Reading Existing stocks of herbicide dicamba may be used during the upcoming crop season
A new E. coli outbreak under investigation by federal officials has been traced to cheese produced by a dairy that has been linked to outbreaks and recalls in the past.
The Food and Drug Administration…Continue Reading Raw Farm cheese linked to multi-state outbreak of E. coli infections
The Appellate Division, First Department of the New York Supreme Court, has ruled that an E coli victim’s lawsuit against the Chopt Creative Salad Co. LLC may go forward.
The nine-year-old legal action by Plaintiff-Respondent…Continue Reading E. coli Victim’s lawsuit goes forward after win in NY’s appeals court