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Alcee Hastings Urges Japan to Join International Ban of the Dog and Cat Meat...

Fujisue has been a leader of the campaign to encourage Japan’s Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide to join the International Agreement to Prohibit the Eating of Dogs and Cats. In addition to the dangerous and inhumane conditions of unregulated wildlife and live animal markets, these animals may be ill, tortured, and slaughtered in close proximity to humans, which can facilitate zoonotic disease transmission. In the 2018 Farm Bill, Hastings championed a federal prohibition, ensuring the United States’ leadership in the pursuit of a global ban.
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USDA Approves Florida’s Plan for Hemp Production

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) will oversee hemp production in the Sunshine State which can start on April 27.