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Egg Comes First in Fight Over What It Means to Be Organic

Big Agriculture may see a broader threat in new government regulations. Congress comes to the rescue.

A decade-plus effort by organic farmers, animal welfare advocates, and consumer groups to guarantee humane treatment of farm animals in the burgeoning organic food industry could be derailed this week by a one-page rider slipped into a congressional appropriations bill.

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