September 29, 2023 Program The EATS Act Jeopardizes Animal Welfare And Human Health
“The EATS Act could have a devastating effect on farms by eliminating infectious disease safeguards for livestock entering states like Iowa,” said Chris Green, Executive Director of the Animal Law & Policy Program at Harvard University.
September 20, 2023 Program Zoonotic Disease And Animal Welfare In The U.S.
Together with our colleagues at NYU’s Center for Environmental and Animal Protection and Harvard Law’s Brooks McCormick Jr. Animal Law & Policy Program, we explored some of these concerns in a report on 36 major American animal industries, from factory farming to the trade in exotic companion animals.
August 19, 2023 Program The EATS Act is a “Race to the Bottom” w/ Chris Green
Do you try to keep up with animal-related legislation but sometimes find yourself wondering what it all means? This week we get some answers regarding the hugely important EATS Act and the effort to eradicate state animal welfare laws from Chris Green, Executive Director of the Brooks McCormick Jr. Animal Law & Policy Program at Harvard Law.
Laws intended to prevent the spread of infectious diseases like avian influenza, or bird flu, “could be one of the most significant casualties,” wrote the report’s author, Kelley McGill, regulatory policy fellow with the Animal Law & Policy Program.