Well known animal rights activist, New York Assemblymember L. Rosenthal, has introduced a bill that seemingly runs afoul of federal law, that among other permissible shipments, allows the shipment of
Continue Reading New York Legislator’s bill would ban federally legal shipment of certain animals by US Postal Service is likely preempted by federal law.

As recently reported by Aurelien Breeden in the New York Times ,a law was passed in France that would protect rooster crowing and certain other sounds of the French countryside,
Continue Reading French Legislators Pass Law Protecting the Sensory Heritage of the French Countryside, including, the Crowing of Roosters.

Assembly bill No. 5236 was recently introduced in the state assembly that would establish “criminal offenses and civil penalties concerning [allegedly] inhumane confinement of breeding pigs and calves raised for
Continue Reading Another misconceived unnecessary New Jersey bill introduced that would do nothing to protect people or animals

In Part 1 of this blog, we discussed the new interim guidance for meat processing plants.  To combat concerns of a devastating reduction in our food supply chain, President Trump
Continue Reading Part 2: What can employers in the agricultural industry do to protect their employees from COVID-19 and prevent strikes?

Workers in essential industries are increasingly concerned about their health and safety in the workplace. This is most clearly evidenced by the recent strikes, or threats of strikes, by employees
Continue Reading Part 1: What can meat processing facilities do to protect their essential employees from COVID-19 and comply with federal and state guidelines.