USDA Kills Animal Welfare Rule Angering Organic Farmers and Advocates

By Jessica Corbett Angering organic farmers and advocates, the Trump administration announced on Monday that it will officially withdraw a rule that would have added animal welfare regulations for meat, eggs, and dairy marketed as “organic.” “The decision nullifies 14 years of policymaking in a process mandated by Congress, and marks an about-face for the agency.” —Lynne Curry, Civil…

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