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Supreme Court Sides with Livestock Concentration Camps Over State Law (of course they did)

By Activist Post

Once again the Supreme Court sides with corporate interests and federal law over state law in a recent case involving the livestock industry.  A California state law mandating the “humane treatment” of livestock sold for human consumption was overturned unanimously on Monday, as reported by CNN.

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USDA Should Place Consumer Warning Label on Foie Gras Products

By Animal Legal Defense Fund

SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the national non-profit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) filed a legal petition with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), urging that foie gras—the “fatty liver” of a force-fed duck or goose–bear a consumer warning label stating “NOTICE: Foie gras products are derived from diseased birds.”

Because the USDA is responsible for ensuring that poultry products are wholesome and for approving only products from healthy animals, stamping foie gras products with the USDA seal without disclosing that those products are derived from diseased birds misleads consumers, contravening the Poultry Products Inspection Act.

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