USDA: Stricter animal welfare rules announced for organic eggs, meat

After years of debate, organic meat and egg producers will have to abide by stricter animal welfare standards under a new rule announced earlier this week by the Agriculture Department.

Although covering many aspects, the biggest impact of the rule will be felt in the organic egg industry, which will require farmers to provide at […]

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Animal Science

Researching estrogens in cow’s milk – Morning Ag Clips In experiments on mice, even at concentrations 100 times higher than milk from pregnant cows, blood hormone levels and reproductive organs were […]