House Committee Votes to Undermine Farmer Rights | National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition | Permaculture, Environment, & Homesteading | Scoop.it
HOUSE COMMITTEE VOTES TO UNDERMINE FARMER RIGHTS

Despite the best efforts of Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), the House Appropriations Committee voted on Thursday, May 29, to prohibit USDA from protecting livestock, swine, and poultry producers against fraudulent, deceptive, and retaliatory practices by meatpacking corporations.