Animal Welfare Institute files suit against USDA for unreasonable delay in responding to petition to amend Humane Methods of Slaughter Act.
New rules level playing field for farmers by proposing protections against most egregious retaliatory practices harming chicken growers.
USDA has 14 days to decide whether or not to object to magistrate judge's recommendation.
Lawsuit filed by Kraft Foods, General Mills, Kellogg Co. and Nestle S.A. in 2008.
Close of transaction expected by the end of 2017.
Feedstuffs launches a newly redesigned and re-engineered website that features many enhancements and greater ease of use.
Monty Moran steps down as co-CEO at Chipotle after year of weak sales following series of food safety outbreaks in 2015.
Water infrastructure bill includes exemption for agriculture on the SPPC rule.
State cattlemen will pay 50 cents per head in addition to $1 federal checkoff.
Only 13% expressed interest in an agriculture career.