New Jersey standards

From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July/August 2004:

TRENTON, N.J.–The American SPCA, New Jersey SPCA,
Farm Sanctuary, and Humane Society of the U.S. on July 20, 2004
sued the New Jersey Department of Agriculture for allegedly failing
to meet a 1996 mandate to develop humane standards for farm animal
On May 4, 2004 the New Jersey Department of Agriculture
issued standards that allow the use of gestation crates for sows,
veal crates, and withholding food from laying hens to force a molt.
(See AVMA vs. AVAR, page 12.)

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