Mar 15

Animal Agriculture Allies at IPE

Animal Agriculture Allies at IPE Kay Johnson Smith President Animal Ag Alliance

Livestock producers are under attack. Activist groups like the Humane Society of the United States and PETA are actively working to erode public opinion of animal agriculture and meat, milk and egg consumption. Furthermore, they lobby for additional regulations that will drive up food prices. Similar efforts in Europe have resulted in higher food prices. However, consumer preferences have not changed. The end result is increased importation and a loss of food security.


Jan 24

Salmonella Control

Salmonella Control

A paper presented by Ducatelle et al of Ghent University presented at the XVII World Veterinary Poultry Association meeting in August 2011 is currently circulating on the web. It is stressed that the paper deals with control of Salmonella in general although extensive reference is made to Salmonella Enteritidis.(SE) infection in egg production.


Dec 05

FDA Denies Activist’s Antibiotic Petition

FDA Denies Activist’s Antibiotic Petition Dr. Simon Shane

With consummate speed the Food and Drug Administration has finally replied to the petition to restrict the use of non-therapeutic antibiotics in livestock production submitted in April 2005. The Citizen Petition was drafted by Environmental Defense, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Public Health Association, the Food Animal Concerns Trust and the Union of Concerned Scientist.


Jun 27

Hans Jöhr of Nestlé on Food Safety

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Hans Jöhr participated in our "Great Debate", at this year's Alltech Symposium. The debate is one of the highlights of the Symposium, bringing together experts with a variety of backgrounds to discuss the most interesting challenges facing the feed and food industries.



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