USDA abandons organic animal welfare standards for meat and egg producers

On Monday, the United States Department of Agriculture abandoned stricter animal welfare standards that would have given  farm animals classified as Organic and used for egg production and meat more humane protections.  The Organic Livestock Read More

USDA nullifies standards for organic animal welfare humane treatment

After 14 years, as ethical farmers and animal advocates have pushed for new rules for the more humane treatment of animals associated with certified organic meats, eggs and dairy, the U.S. Department of Agriculture  (USDA) … Read More