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Farm Bureau speaks out against antibiotic legislation

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) is urging congressional members to oppose legislation that would restrict the use of antibiotics in livestock and poultry. Pending bills H.R. 965 (House) and S. 1211 (Senate) would remove specific antibiotics and classes of antibiotics that are important for use in animals from the market. In letters to Senate […]

Farmers Get Trendy

By Stewart Truelsen, American Farm Bureau Federation According to Phil Lempert, best known as the Supermarket Guru, “Farmers are becoming the latest food celebrities.” He goes so far as to predict that celebrity chefs are out, celebrity farmers are in. Lempert is an astute food industry observer, journalist and trend watcher. He created a virtual […]

Egg Legislation Replaces Science with Politics

The American Farm Bureau Federation today strongly criticized a bill pushed by the Humane Society of the United States and the United Egg Producers to implement an agreement they reached to replace decades of science-based animal care practices with strict government control. The flawed legislation, H.R. 3798, introduced by Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.), would set […]

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