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Iowa stores may be forced to sell eggs from battery hens | Environment

Iowa grocery stores selling cage-free eggs may soon be required to stock eggs from battery hens as well. The bill would affect two of Iowa’s largest supermarkets, HyVee and Fareway Stores, and national chains such as Walmart, CVS, Walgreens and Target, as well as smaller independent grocers.

Badger cull faces review as bovine TB goes on rising | Environment

The government is to review the controversial badger cull as part of an inquiry into its strategy to clamp down on bovine TB. The review raises the possibility that experts conducting it will examine disputed evidence about the cull’s efficacy, potentially paving the way for a change