Recent contents by JoAnn Alumbaugh
Jul 02, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
An initiative that would require egg-laying hens to be “cage-free” and that would prohibit the sale of pork and veal from animals raised in housing the state banned in 2008 was approved for the November ballot.
May 16, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
A $1 donation on May 3 at Culver’s Restaurants’ “Scoops of Thanks Day” raised more than $111,000 for local agricultural education programs across the country.
Feb 13, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
The Fair Agricultural Reporting Method, or FARM Act, was introduced on Tuesday by Deb Fischer (R-Neb). It is being supported by other key Senators, including Pat Roberts (R-Kan).
Dec 21, 2017 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
The Center for Consumer Freedom alleges intentional dissemination of misleading information in fundraising materials from the Humane Society of the United States.
Dec 07, 2017 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
A recent report and subsequent ad from HumaneWatch highlight spending by the Humane Society of the United States, saying very little money goes to local pet shelters.
Nov 14, 2017 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young, USDA Acting Chief Scientist, says the World Health Organization’s recent recommendations on the use of antibiotics in livestock “are not supported by sound science.”