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New Rules for Organic Milk Production

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued draft rules for organic milk production. These rules include a requirement that cows be on pasture at least 120 days of the year and get plenty of fresh grass. These rules would hopefully close the loophole that has allowed some huge feedlots to sell their milk as organic even though their cows rarely grazed on fresh grass.

To read the full article please visit http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-organic19-2008nov19,0,3970046.story?track=rss

Dairy production is one of the most abusive ways of animal exploitation. Although organic does not necessarily mean less abusive, every step toward alleviating animal suffering helps us be better stewards of God’s animals.

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