Today’s quick hits, May 17, 2018

Iowans take on Big Pig (Civil Eats): Four state residents plan to sue the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, hoping the agency will begin to regulate air emissions from hog CAFOs in the state.

More ag consolidation (Reuters): The U.S. grain exporter Bartlett and Company will merge with Savage Companies, a logistics operation. The value of the deal was not disclosed.

Are eggs ‘healthy’? (Food Politics): Pete & Gerry’s, an egg company, is petitioning the Food and Drug Administration to update its definition of “healthy” foods so that eggs can qualify.