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Leominster Champion
USDA asks local residents to check trees in August | August 26, 2016Check Month, a peak time of year when the Asian longhorned beetle can be found,
USDA asks local residents to check trees in August | August 26, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 11 hours ago
Check Month, a peak time of year when the Asian longhorned beetle can be found, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is asking Massachusetts residents to help eradicate this invasive pest by looking... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Ash Tree-killing Insect Confirmed in DelawareSection, which oversees EAB detection, control and prevention in partnership wi
Ash Tree-killing Insect Confirmed in Delaware
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
Section, which oversees EAB detection, control and prevention in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Kuehn said that with surrounding states all having confirmed emerald ash borer... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander Urges Agriculture Department To Extend Comment Period For Horse Protection Act Proposed RuleU.S. Senator Lamar Alexander Friday made the following statement on the U. S. D
Alexander Urges Agriculture Department To Extend Comment Period For Horse Protection Act Proposed Rule
The Chattanoogan / Posted 6 days ago
U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander Friday made the following statement on the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service proposed rule: “I have zero tolerance for the contemptible and illegal practice of horse soring,... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Priscilla Presley campaigns against 'soring'such events under federal law, but chains, hoof bands and other devices are not
Priscilla Presley campaigns against 'soring'
The Record Searchlight / Posted 14 days ago
such events under federal law, but chains, hoof bands and other devices are not. In addition, the Agriculture Department’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service would assume responsibility for training, screening and licensing horse... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Priscilla Presley lobbies Congress to pass law to end soring of Tennessee Walking Horsessuch events under federal law, but chains, hoof bands and other devices are not
Priscilla Presley lobbies Congress to pass law to end soring of Tennessee Walking Horses
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
such events under federal law, but chains, hoof bands and other devices are not. In addition, the Agriculture Department's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service would assume responsibility for training, screening and licensing horse... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Northern NY battles rabies with bait dropsis a new one that we think has as much as a 70 percent effective rate, which is
Northern NY battles rabies with bait drops
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 16 days ago
is a new one that we think has as much as a 70 percent effective rate, which is really, really good," said Kevin Shea, an animal and plant health inspection service administrator. With the Canadian border so close by, officials say it's even more... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
USDA to hold horse soring hearing Tuesday in Murfreesboroexhibitions, sales and auctions under the Agriculture Department's proposal. I
USDA to hold horse soring hearing Tuesday in Murfreesboro
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
exhibitions, sales and auctions under the Agriculture Department's proposal. In addition, the Agriculture Department's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service would assume responsibility for training, screening and licensing horse... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Hearing set on changes to strengthen horse soring lawexhibitions, sales and auctions under the Agriculture Department's proposal. I
Hearing set on changes to strengthen horse soring law
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 17 days ago
exhibitions, sales and auctions under the Agriculture Department's proposal. In addition, the Agriculture Department's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service would assume responsibility for training, screening and licensing horse... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC medical school’s use of live pigs to train doctors brings complaintPhysicians Committee for Responsible Medicine requested an investigation by the
UNC medical school’s use of live pigs to train doctors brings complaint
The News & Observer / Posted 21 days ago
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine requested an investigation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to determine whether UNC has violated the Animal Welfare Act. The complaint said... Read more
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Business Wire
USDA Calls for Residents to Check Trees in August, Help Find and Eradicate the Asian Longhorned BeetleMonth, the peak time of year when the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) can be foun
USDA Calls for Residents to Check Trees in August, Help Find and Eradicate the Asian Longhorned Beetle
Business Wire / Posted 22 days ago
Month, the peak time of year when the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) can be found, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is asking residents to help eradicate this invasive pest by looking for... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
The Other Side of SeaWorld's Announcement to End Orca Breeding - In the aftermath of SeaWorld’s announcement to end its captive breeding program for orcas WDC Whale and Dolphin Conservation has a launched a new campaign calling on people not ...standards for Swim with the Dolphin programs in 1999. Unfortunately, the curren
The Other Side of SeaWorld's Announcement to End Orca Breeding - In the aftermath of SeaWorld’s announcement to end its captive breeding program for orcas WDC Whale and Dolphin Conservation has a launched a new campaign calling on people not ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
standards for Swim with the Dolphin programs in 1999. Unfortunately, the current proposed changes to the US government’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) regulations for the care and handling of marine mammals in captivity would... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Group protests Scottsdale dolphin facilityVentura Entertainment will have to work with federal officials to transport dol
Group protests Scottsdale dolphin facility
The Arizona Republic / Posted 25 days ago
Ventura Entertainment will have to work with federal officials to transport dolphins and receive the proper license. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is working with the facility,... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korea halts some U.S. GM wheat imports on safety concernsclearance for some genetically altered wheat from the United States due to safe
S. Korea halts some U.S. GM wheat imports on safety concerns
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 27 days ago
clearance for some genetically altered wheat from the United States due to safety concerns. The measure came as the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture informed Seoul that an unapproved... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
USDA proposes new regulations to combat horse soringUSDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is proposing regulation chang
USDA proposes new regulations to combat horse soring
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 28 days ago
USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is proposing regulation changes to revise and strengthen the Horse Protection Act regulations to better protect horses from the cruel and inhumane practice of soring. Soring is when certain gaited... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Ruling lets embattled wildlife refuge keep licenseupheld a ruling that allows the Charlestown animal refuge to keep its license.
Ruling lets embattled wildlife refuge keep license
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 29 days ago
upheld a ruling that allows the Charlestown animal refuge to keep its license. Kevin Shea, an administrator with USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, formally asked for Stark's Animal Welfare Act license to be revoked in February... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Charlo dog kennel owners charged with animal crueltythe kennels, encouraging a Montana bill be passed so the kennel could be closed
Charlo dog kennel owners charged with animal cruelty
KECI Missoula / Posted 29 days ago
the kennels, encouraging a Montana bill be passed so the kennel could be closed. The House voted that bill down. The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service made record requests on the kennel that same year. Life Savers Animal Rescue is... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Our Horses Vs. DesJarlaisto deal with the scoff-laws is with harsh animal abuse penalties. The new USDA
Our Horses Vs. DesJarlais
The Chattanoogan / Posted 29 days ago
to deal with the scoff-laws is with harsh animal abuse penalties. The new USDA rules to stop soring call for the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to “assume responsibility for training, screening and licensing horse... Read more
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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 30 days 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 a month 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 a month 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 1 months 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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