PIJAC
08Feb

The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) is responding to a major policy change by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) last week to remove inspection reports and other documents including personal information, such as “regulatory correspondence, research facility annual reports, and enforcement records that have not received final adjudication” from their website.

30Nov

The Center for Biological Diversity is suing to get the “Declared Value of Wildlife” and “Foreign Importer/Exporter” information on all animals imported into the United States.  The Fish and Wildlife Service is taking comments from affected parties until December 16th on whether or not to release the information. We need those impacted to send comments. Although the issue at hand is similar, this is a different lawsuit than Humane Society Int’l v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife.

14Nov

Humane Society International is suing to get the “Declared Value of Wildlife” and “Foreign Importer/Exporter” information on all animals imported into the United States.  The Fish and Wildlife Service is taking comments from affected parties until November 22nd on whether or not to release the information. We need those impacted to send comments to the FWS on this matter before the deadline.