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New Rules Defend Small Farmers. For Now

Melanie Wong | Dec 16, 201608:18 PM     1

" . . . new regulations that are intended to protect small farmers from mistreatment at the hands of meat packers, swine dealers, and poultry companies. Advocates for small farmers, including the Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA, praised it as an important step toward ending abuses of power by the handful of companies that dominate the meat industry. The National Pork Producers Council, on the other hand, was furious . . ."

After A Long Fight, New Rules Defend Small Farmers. For Now

After years of controversy, the U.S. has issued regulations to protect farmers from mistreatment by big meat packers and poultry companies. But will...

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