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Organic Farmers Protest Trump’s Removal of OLPP

Organic food companies and consumer groups showed their displeasure with the Trump Administration with a full-page ad in Wednesday’s Washington Post. The ad called out USDA and Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue for the decision to withdraw standards for animal welfare in organic food production.

 

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