Oregonians for Humane Farms is a coalition of veterinarians and animal welfare, family farming, food safety, and environmental groups working to improve the lives of egg-laying hens.
Federal proposal reaches higher standard than recently enacted state law – applying to all 280 million hens in the nation
Coalition calls for meaningful reform and safer egg production
SALEM, Ore. (June 22, 2011)—Oregonians for Humane Farms submitted 1,863 signatures to the Secretary of State today to satisfy the first legal requirement to begin the main signature gathering phase for a measure to prevent animal cruelty, preserve the environment and protect consumers and small farmers.
The following is a statement from Kelly Peterson, a chief petitioner of Oregonians for Humane Farms, regarding S.B. 805A’s passage from the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Natural Resources to the full Joint Ways and Means Committee:
SALEM, Ore. (April 25, 2011)—Oregonians for Humane Farms submitted language to the Secretary of State to place a statewide measure on the November 2012 ballot. The coalition of veterinarians and animal welfare, family farming, food safety and environmental groups proposed a measure that will prevent animal cruelty, improve food safety, preserve the environment and protect consumers and small farmers.
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