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The Chattanoogan
New USDA Rules Aim At "Ending The Inhumane Practice Of Horse Soring"The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection
New USDA Rules Aim At "Ending The Inhumane Practice Of Horse Soring"
The Chattanoogan / Posted 10 hours ago
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) on Monday announced proposed changes to strengthen enforcement of the Horse Protection Act (HPA) and "end inhumane practices known as soring, which cause... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
New USDA Rules Aimed At "Ending The Inhumane Practice Of Horse Soring"The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection
New USDA Rules Aimed At "Ending The Inhumane Practice Of Horse Soring"
The Chattanoogan / Posted 16 hours ago
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) on Monday announced proposed changes to strengthen enforcement of the Horse Protection Act (HPA) and "end inhumane practices known as soring, which cause... Read more
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The Hill
New regs for Tuesday: Silica dust, horses and NASA propertyThe U.S. Department of Agriculture is working to change its horse protection re
New regs for Tuesday: Silica dust, horses and NASA property
The Hill / Posted 22 hours ago
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is working to change its horse protection regulations. Under the proposed rule, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) would train and license Designated Qualified Persons (DQPs) to inspect... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania Game Commissioners debate who best to control potentially sick deerwasting disease. An idea being discussed, and the one favored by agency staff,
Pennsylvania Game Commissioners debate who best to control potentially sick deer
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
wasting disease. An idea being discussed, and the one favored by agency staff, is hiring sharpshooters from the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to kill up to 300 deer over bait this winter on three locations inside of disease... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Workshop To Address Tennessee's Growing Need For Firewood Producersactivities going on in and around Tennessee. Staff from Tennessee Department of
Workshop To Address Tennessee's Growing Need For Firewood Producers
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
activities going on in and around Tennessee. Staff from Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Division of Forestry (TDF), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and The University of Tennessee (UT) as... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Footage reveals gruesome method used to kill chickens infected with avian fluminutes of submergence," according to United Poultry Concerns (UPC). UPC repor
Footage reveals gruesome method used to kill chickens infected with avian flu
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
minutes of submergence," according to United Poultry Concerns (UPC). UPC reports that the US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service approved using the method in cases of outbreaks of disease in November 2006. The... Read more
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The Hill
New regs for Tuesday: Fruit, prisonRegister contains new rules for imported fruit and an accounting of prison cost
New regs for Tuesday: Fruit, prison
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
Register contains new rules for imported fruit and an accounting of prison costs. Here’s what is happening: The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service said Monday that risks can be contained by using designated phytosanitary... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
USDA files complaint against Charlestown wildlife sanctuaryinvestigation for months. The News and Tribune (http://bit.ly/2a3syai ) report
USDA files complaint against Charlestown wildlife sanctuary
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 10 days ago
investigation for months. The News and Tribune (http://bit.ly/2a3syai ) reports that the complaint filed last week by Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service administrator Kevin Shea lists more than 20 allegations in which Wildlife in Need... Read more
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The Hill
New regs for Monday: Wine, sheep, goats, cowssaid Friday it is establishing new test procedures for wine coolers. The rule
New regs for Monday: Wine, sheep, goats, cows
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
said Friday it is establishing new test procedures for wine coolers. The rule goes into effect in 30 days. The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service proposed Friday to revise its importation requirements that are intended to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Complaint filed with feds against San Antonio Zoo over acquisition of new elephantfor Elephant Conservation on June 27. The complaint was filed with the United
Complaint filed with feds against San Antonio Zoo over acquisition of new elephant
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
for Elephant Conservation on June 27. The complaint was filed with the United States Department of Agriculture and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service on July 6. OWC claimed in their USDA complaint that the exhibit "does not provide... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Brownley, Capps object to time limit for comment on importing citrus from Argentinabut members of Congress continued to express dissatisfaction with the time rest
Brownley, Capps object to time limit for comment on importing citrus from Argentina
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
but members of Congress continued to express dissatisfaction with the time restrictions for analysis. On May 10, the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service published its proposed new rule with a 30-day comment period, which a bipartisan... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Militarization Of The US Goes Beyond Police Departments"US$11 million arming itself, while the Environmental Protection Agency spent US
The Militarization Of The US Goes Beyond Police Departments"
Zero Hedge / Posted 25 days ago
US$11 million arming itself, while the Environmental Protection Agency spent US$3.1 million. The report also states: “The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service spent US$4.77 million purchasing shotguns, .308 caliber rifles, night vision... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Hamilton: Instant insomnia, Liberty’s Last StandNational Institute of Standards and Technology, Environmental Protection Agency
Hamilton: Instant insomnia, Liberty’s Last Stand
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service which, alone, spent “$4.77 million on shotguns, .308 caliber rifles, night-vision... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
Board approves wildlife services contractBoard of Commissioners approved the renewal of the 2016-2017 contract with the
Board approves wildlife services contract
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
Board of Commissioners approved the renewal of the 2016-2017 contract with the United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, (APHIS-WS.) According to its website, APHIS-WS provides... Read more
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CBS News
Report: FDA, Smithsonian, other fed groups gathering war arsenalsthe specifics of what some of the more benign agencies are spending is equally
Report: FDA, Smithsonian, other fed groups gathering war arsenals
CBS News / Posted 28 days ago
the specifics of what some of the more benign agencies are spending is equally as eye-opening. The report states: "The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service spent $4.77 million purchasing shotguns, .308 caliber rifles, night vision... Read more
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examiner.com
Taxes, budgets and the long-range plan for illiterate, innumerate Americalimits the use of federal military personnel to enforce policies within the U.S
Taxes, budgets and the long-range plan for illiterate, innumerate America
examiner.com / Posted 29 days ago
limits the use of federal military personnel to enforce policies within the U.S. Arming non-military agencies such as the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service at a cost of $4.77 million including: semi-automatic rifles, netlaunchers, night... Read more
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Zero Hedge
If The Public Shouldn't Have Them, Why Does The IRS Need AR-15s?guns, and $3.6 million for ammunition. The VA employed no officers with firearm
If The Public Shouldn't Have Them, Why Does The IRS Need AR-15s?
Zero Hedge / Posted a month ago
guns, and $3.6 million for ammunition. The VA employed no officers with firearm authorization as recently as 1995. • The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service spent $4.77 million purchasing shotguns, .308 caliber rifles, night-vision... Read more
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examiner.com
Obama's America: Gun toting paper pushers now outnumber US MarinesAR-15 semi-automatic 5.56mm NATO round carbine. Another worrisome expenditure
Obama's America: Gun toting paper pushers now outnumber US Marines
examiner.com / Posted a month ago
AR-15 semi-automatic 5.56mm NATO round carbine. Another worrisome expenditure was the almost $5 million allotted to the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) from 2006-2014 for "guns, ammunition and military-style equipment."... Read more
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Business Wire
Protect Nature from Invasive ‘Hungry Pests’ with USDA’s Six TipsHungry Pests, an online tracker of federal quarantines by state, and phone numb
Protect Nature from Invasive ‘Hungry Pests’ with USDA’s Six Tips
Business Wire / Posted 1 months ago
Hungry Pests, an online tracker of federal quarantines by state, and phone numbers to report signs of invasive pests. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is a multifaceted federal agency with a broad mission area that includes... Read more
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The Hill
New regs for Friday: Drones, animals, electric motorsprohibiting people from coming into contact with dangerous animals like bears,
New regs for Friday: Drones, animals, electric motors
The Hill / Posted 1 months ago
prohibiting people from coming into contact with dangerous animals like bears, lions, tigers and monkeys. The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service originally began considering the ban in August 2013, but is now reopening the... Read more

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