COK Urging USDA to Protect Animals Suffering in Organic Program

Deadline to submit public comments to USDA: January 18 at 11:59pm ET! Scroll down for sample language! Animals raised and killed for organic-labeled products often spend their lives crowded on filthy industrial farms, just like other farmed animals. Meanwhile, Big Ag profits off consumers’ beliefs that these animals are treated more humanely. For nearly a year, the USDA has been delaying …

USDA Issues Major Animal Welfare Standards for Organic Farms

May 12 update: This week, USDA delayed this animal welfare standards rule for the second time and is now asking the public to comment on the protections—again! Please submit a comment here before the deadline on June 9. Suggested sample comment language: Secretary Perdue, as an American, I demand the organic animal welfare rule go into effect immediately. The final Organic Livestock and …