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Old 10-11-2013, 08:38 AM   #1
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Default FDA Proposal Could Close Organic Free-Range Chicken Farms

FDA Proposal Could Close Organic Free-Range Chicken Farms
Written by: Tara Dodrill
Off-Grid Foods
September 16, 2013

http://www.offthegridnews.com/2013/09/16/fda-proposal-could-close-organic-free-range-chicken-farms/
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All chickens will be raised indoors, if the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has its way.

The federal agency is now targeting pastured poultry, free-range chickens and even the eggs the hens produce. Owners of small farms seem to have been under attack in recent years, with an ever-evolving set of regulations and obstacles thwarting the efforts of small agricultural businesses across the United States.

The FDA is threatening to do away with pastured poultry and free-range chickens to help reduce the threat of...
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