animal welfare


AGs file brief to remove animal welfare rule for organic farmers

· May 15, 2018

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, joined by 14 other state attorneys general, filed an amicus brief supporting the repeal of the Obama Administration’s 2017 Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Rule. The brief argues that this Rule, adopted on the very last day of the Obama Administration, was both illegal and economically unjustifiable. The 1990 Organic […]

USFRA: Consumer interest in ‘clean’ diet, local food increasing

· May 11, 2018

While significantly more U.S. consumers trust farmers and ranchers, they are still reading labels, searching for local food, and trying to maintain a “clean” diet.  The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance Board of Directors recently gathered in St. Louis where they presented the 2017 Consumer Perception research insights. According to the USFRA’s 2017 Consumer Perception […]

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