The Culture of Antibiotics Regulation
Scholars discuss the challenges of promoting antibiotic development and preserving existing drugs.
Pet Food Regulations May Be More Bark Than Bite
Regulators strive to keep our animal companions’ food safe, but gaps remain.
Regulating Backyard Breeders
Scholar favors ending unregulated small-volume dog breeding.
Flawed Rules Ensnare Marine Mammals
Scholar identifies pitfalls of marine mammal protections and pushes for coordinated global standards.
Single-Use Plastics Need Comprehensive Federal Legislation
Despite state and local action, more effective reduction of single-use plastics must come from Congress.
Tightening Service and Emotional Support Animal Regulations
Debate ignites over regulating service and support animals on airplanes and in public accommodations.
Fight Over Fowl Livers Continues in California
A federal appellate court decision could send foie gras off the menu—again.
Agency Removes Yellowstone Grizzly Bears from Endangered Species List
Final rule creates tension between conservationists and wildlife officials.
Envisioning an Anti-Animal Cruelty Agency
Scholars propose a new federal agency to reduce abuse of agricultural animals.
Is One of the World’s Most Popular Fish Endangered?
Agency must determine whether Pacific bluefin tuna should be protected under the Endangered Species Act.
FDA Takes Action to Curb Overuse of Antimicrobials in Livestock
Amid growing concerns about “superbugs,” regulators seek comment on use of antimicrobials in animal feed.
National Park Might Not Be So Pet Friendly
Bay Area canine owners are up in arms over a proposed rule that would limit dog walking.