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Humane Treatment of Farm Animals [electronic resource] : Overview and Issues.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2008.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (4 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Horses.
Livestock.
Meat.
Summary:
Provides overview of farm animal welfare issues, regulatory role of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, and statutory authorities for farm animal care. Summarizes criticisms of and justifications for animal agriculture practices, and discusses Congressional action regarding on-farm care, horse slaughter, treatment of nonambulatory livestock, and humane slaughter.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Humane Treatment of Farm Animals
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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