9/6/2017Ruling halts commercial scooping of Hawaii aquarium fish | WVUE Fox 8

" A Hawaii Supreme Court ruling on Wednesday halts the commercial scooping of reef fish for aquariums until the state reviews the trade's environmental impact."

10/13/2017 Pet Care Advocates: California Governor's Signature Puts Businesses, Pet Lovers at Risk

“Assembly Bill 485 reverses California’s tradition of leading the nation in pet and consumer protections,” said Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) President Mike Bober,,,

9/1/2017Recent Salmonella Agbeni infections linked to pet turtles according to initial CDC reports | PIJAC

"PIJAC reminds businesses and consumers that federal law prohibits the sale of turtles with a carapace length of under four inches as pets, and that consumers should only purchase pets from reputable pet stores or breeders."

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The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) is urging California Governor Jerry Brown to veto Assembly Bill 485. AB 485 is a statewide ban on the sale of non-rescue, non-shelter dogs, cats, and rabbits from pet stores that passed the state Senate on Tuesday and was approved by the Assembly today.


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