CAHFS Weekly Update: European Union to Implement New Veterinary Medicinal Product Regulations; US Veterinary Wellbeing Study 2021; Bush Meat Seized at MSP Airport
On January 28, 2022, a new regulation pertaining to the use of veterinary medicines took effect in the European Union (EU).
Weekly Update | Wolf hunting to resume in WI; Chemical in tires may be killing Salmon; COVID-19 Vaccination
Wolf hunting to resume in WI, MN undecided; Chemical in tires may be killing Salmon on the West Coast; COVID-19 Vaccination to begin in the United Kingdom.
Weekly Update | Coronavirus strikes while MN braces; Climate change leading toward emerging diseases; The battle against Amazon deforestation
Minnesota recorded a significant increase of COVID-19 cases this month, ranking 6th in the country of per capita cases during the month of November. Minnesota’s highest daily number of deaths were recorded November 24th with 101 deaths.
Weekly Update | Gray wolves removed from endangered species; A silver lining in the COVID -19 cloud; World One Health Day
On November 12, federal wildlife officials removed the gray wolf from the endangered species act protection, after it had been recognized as an endangered species since 1974. Once not in the act, the wolves can be hunted for recreational purposes.
CAHFS Weekly Update: Federal protection to Minnesota moose denied; US plan to boost aquaculture suffer judicial backlash; COVID-19 and the rise of food as a political asset
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) denied the listing of the Northwestern moose (Alces alces andersoni) as a federally protected species under the Endangered Species Act.
Iowa submitted a proposed hemp production program to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for approval on December 11, 2019, paving the way for legal hemp production in the state.
CAHFS Weekly Update: Multi-state hepatitis A outbreak linked to blackberries; Animal cruelty now a federal crime; Fatal attacks at Congolese Ebola response centers thwart containment efforts
A hepatitis A virus outbreak has affected 14 people across five Midwestern states, including Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana, Nebraska, and Wisconsin.
It has been over three years since the British referendum to leave the European Union. Since the referendum on June 23, 2016, the UK have gone through two prime ministers and numerous Brexit deal rejections and now the newest captain of the ship is Conservative Party member Boris Johnson.
The emergence of new genomic technologies such as CRISPR, which allows targeted gene editing to a level never before possible, and the recent successes of companies such as Impossible and Beyond Meat, which have pushed the boundaries of what is acceptable and possible in the marketplace and to the consumer, indicates food production and consumption could be in the midst of a revolution.
CAHFS relaunched the Engaging Intergovernmental Organizations program in March, starting off its eleventh year by taking a new multidisciplinary approach to tackling the most pressing global public health issues.