pigs http://tspr.org en A Signal to Hog Producers: Cargill to Stop Use of Gestation Crates http://tspr.org/post/signal-hog-producers-cargill-stop-use-gestation-crates <p>Cargill, one of the country’s largest pork producers, <a href="http://www.cargill.com/news/releases/2014/NA31657661.jsp">announced Monday</a> it will stop using gestation crates. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:47:55 +0000 Grant Gerlock 54623 at http://tspr.org A Signal to Hog Producers: Cargill to Stop Use of Gestation Crates Ag Gag to Hide Food-Related Problems http://tspr.org/post/ag-gag-hide-food-related-problems <p>As recently reported, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea killed millions of piglets in 27 states this year. Possibly originating in China, Iowa farmers were hurt the worst. Wed, 21 May 2014 18:36:49 +0000 Bill Knight 53580 at http://tspr.org Ag Gag to Hide Food-Related Problems USDA Makes PED Reportable Disease http://tspr.org/post/usda-makes-ped-reportable-disease <p>Hog farmers are now required to <a href="http://www.aphis.usda.gov/publications/animal_health/2014/faq_ped_reporting.pdf">report outbreaks</a> of certain viral diseases that have spread across the country during the past year, according to the&nbsp;U.S. Department of Agriculture. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:51:06 +0000 Amy Mayer 51939 at http://tspr.org USDA Makes PED Reportable Disease No Antibiotics for Pigs and Cattle http://tspr.org/post/no-antibiotics-pigs-and-cattle <p>The Food and Drug Administration wants to <a href="http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm378100.htm?source=govdelivery&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_source=govdelivery" target="_blank">phase out antibiotics in meat</a>. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:42:26 +0000 Peter Gray 45216 at http://tspr.org No Antibiotics for Pigs and Cattle