Food-Safety Coalition Asks Farm Bill Conferees to Reject Two Amendments | Food Safety News

EPONA – Equine Protection of North America‘s insight:

King Amendment needs to go. Any business that deals with animals as food really should welcome anyone into their business and be very proud to say that they treat those animals with respect and kindness. Why would any business be afraid to allow that? Unless that business has something to hide, right?


“He further stated that his proposed legislation “will ensure radical organizations like the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and PETA are prohibited from establishing a patchwork of restrictive state laws aimed at slowly suffocating production agriculture out of existence.”

And then on the same news page, FSIS stating they are going to implement “humane handling”? How in the hell are you going to do that with the limited amount of staff and budget? But you could certainly count on advocates to do that for you by alerting FSIS of any cruelty, as long as the AG gag bill is not in place, which is another issue all together.

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