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CALIFORNIA IMPLEMENTS COMMERCIAL TRADE PROHIBITIONS ON ARTICLES OF CERTAIN ANIMAL SPECIES

Effective January 1, 2022, it is unlawful to import into the State of California for commercial purposes, to possess with intent to sell, or to sell within the state, any part or merchandise comprised of iguana, skink, hippopotamus, or a Teju, Ring, or Nile lizard.  Importantly, this will impact the legality of numerous reptile species […]

UTAH IMPLEMENTS NEW STERILIZATION AND LABELLING REQUIREMENTS FOR QUILTED CLOTHING

The state of Utah is implementing new sterilization and labelling requirements for quilted apparel (filled with feather and down, wool, or animal hair).  The new rules require specific sterilization processes and advance licensing of sterilization facilities.  Additionally, the sterilization license number and type of fill must be included on a permanent label.  The new rules are […]