Booker Reintroduces Bill to Reform Farm System With Expanded Support From Farm, Labor, Environment, Public Health, Faith Based and Animal Welfare Groups – Insider NJ

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Booker Reintroduces Bill to Reform Farm System With Expanded Support From Farm, Labor, Environment, Public Health, Faith Based and Animal Welfare Groups Legislation would crack down on monopolistic practices, invest billions in the transition to a more resilient food system, place a moratorium on large factory farms   WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) today reintroduced legislation to create […]

Fears Aussie meat will flood UK due to lower animal welfare standards

Fears Aussie meat will flood UK due to lower animal welfare standards

FARMERS in the United Kingdom have expressed concerns about the pending free-trade agreement with Australia, claiming they struggle to compete with countries that don’t have the same high animal welfare and environmental standards. The UK-Australia FTA is in the final stages of negotiations, which would be the UK’s first post-Brexit trade deal that is not […]

Government committed to welfare of farmers: Union minister Smriti Irani

Government committed to welfare of farmers: Union minister Smriti Irani

By PTI NEW DELHI: The government is committed to the welfare of farmers and has increased the minimum support price for jute from Rs 2,400 in 2014-15 to Rs 4,225 in 2020-21, Union Minister Smriti Irani has said. An official statement said that the minister for textiles and women & child development called upon farmers […]