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  • Sep
    28
    New Food Labels Required in 2022


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    Genetically engineered foods will require a label in the United States, starting in 2022.

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  • Sep
    28
    “Fake Meat” Law in OK Challenged


    A law in Oklahoma is being challenged by plant-based associations as a violation of the first amendment.

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  • Sep
    28
    WIC COVID-19 Flexibilities Extended by USDA


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    The USDA announced that it will extend over a dozen flexibilities guaranteeing participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for WIC continue receiving the food and health support they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Sep
    28
    COVID-19 Aid for Farmers


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    Additional $14 billion for agriculture producers aimed at the COVID-19 pandemic was recently announced.

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  • Sep
    28
    FSIS Announced New Egg Inspection Rules


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    The USDA-FSIS will modernize egg product inspection methods for the first time since 1970.

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  • Sep
    24
    Interpretive Summary: Label accuracy of commercial companion animal kefir products


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    A recent study published in the Journal of Animal Science investigated the accuracy of label claims made by commercial kefir products designed for companion animals.

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  • Sep
    24
    Interpretive Summary: Porcine spray-dried plasma protein and dried egg protein on nursery pig performance


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    A recent study published in Translational Animal Science, researchers evaluated dried egg protein as a possible replacement for spray-dried plasma protein.

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  • Sep
    21
    Interpretive Summary: Digestibility of black soldier fly larvae meal fed to growing pigs


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    In this recent Translational Animal Science study, researchers looked at the potential of black soldier fly larvae to replace SBM as a high-protein feed ingredient.

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  • Sep
    21
    Interpretive Summary: Taurine status in Labrador Retrievers fed a grain-free diet


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    Researchers in this recent Translational Animal Science study hypothesized that there may be a link between DCM and taurine, and that feeding dogs a grain-free diet would lower their blood taurine levels.

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  • Sep
    17
    Interpretive Summary: Associations of mucosal disaccharidases of steers with average daily gain


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    A recent article in the Journal of Animal Science evaluated how mucosal disaccharidases affected the feed efficiency of cattle.

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  • Sep
    17
    Interpretive Summary: Microencapsulated organic acids and essential oils in weaned piglets


    A recent article in the Journal of Animal Science investigated the effects of microencapsulated organic acids and essential oils in weaned piglets.

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  • Sep
    17
    Midwest Award Nominations Now Open


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    Please take a moment to nominate a deserving Midwest member.

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  • Sep
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Evaluation of warm season annual forages in the north-central United States


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    A recent article published in Translational Animal Science addressed an information gap on the production, nutritive value, and suitability for grazing of warm-season cultivars in the north-central USA.

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  • Sep
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of iron on intestinal development and epithelial maturation of suckling piglets


    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science aimed to determine intestinal organ indices, intestinal morphology, and epithelial maturation markers in suckling piglets.

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  • Sep
    14
    In Memory of Dr. Gary Allee


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    Please take a moment to remember Dr. Gary Allee.

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  • Sep
    10
    2021 Southern Section Meeting Update


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    Please take a moment to review this Southern Section Meeting update.

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  • Sep
    10
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of aquatic conditioning on cartilage and bone metabolism in young horses


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    A recent study published in the Journal of Animal Science aimed to determine the influences of early forced exercise and type of exercise on serum and synovial fluid biomarkers of young horses.

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  • Sep
    10
    Interpretive Summary: #GoingtotheFair: a social media listening analysis


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    A recent article published in Translational Animal Science sought to quantify and analyze data from social media to gain an understanding of the discussions, posts, and media prevalence about agricultural fairs on the Web.

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  • Sep
    07
    20TH Annual Animal Welfare Assessment Contest


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    Check out the Virtual Animal Welfare Assessment Contest held in November by the AVMA and North Carolina State University.

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  • Sep
    07
    Midwest Section 2021 Meeting Call for Abstracts


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    Don't miss your opportunity to submit an abstract for the 2021 Midwest Section Meeting.

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