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Blog Watch: A problem with WB

Against NAIS

Op-Ed Contributor - Tag, We’re It - Pitfalls of an Animal ID System - NYTimes.com.

At a time when diseases like mad cow and bird flu have made consumers worried about food safety, being able to quickly track down the cause of an outbreak seems like a good idea. Unfortunately, the plan, which is called the National Animal Identification System and is the subject of a House subcommittee hearing today, would end up rewarding the factory farms whose practices encourage disease while crippling small farms and the local food movement. READ MORE ...

I think I missed this ground-level critique of NAIS when it appeared last March. FYI.

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