S4168, a bill introduced in the NJ Senate, would require licensure for veterinary technicians.  New Jersey has not required licensure of veterinary technicians or other veterinary assistants, and the New
Continue Reading Concerns about NJ’s proposed legislation requiring licensure of veterinary technicians in the face of a veterinary workplace crisis

Labeling of meat and poultry products has been the subject of numerous lawsuits, in which labels claiming products are, for example, “natural,” “humanely-raised,” “antibiotic-free,” are alleged to be fraudulent, amongst
Continue Reading USDA-FSIS Extends Comment Period on Labeling Requirements for Meat and Poultry Products Comprised of, or Containing, Cultured Cells Derived from Animals.

Recently introduced Senate bill 4058 would reintroduce third parties into the enforcement, seizure and relocation of companion animals based on alleged acts of animal cruelty after the legislature successfully ousted
Continue Reading Concerns about NJ Bill S4058 which amends notification requirements and seizure of companion animals

According to the USDA OIG Audit Report 33601-0003-23, previously available online, APHIS Animal Care (AC) had agreed that it would review barrier issues and may require reporting of escapes and
Continue Reading Animal Exhibitor Alert: Follow-Up to Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) Controls Over Licensing of Animal Exhibitors