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Frosh, fellow AG’s support new federal poultry rule but question oversight

August 10, 2022

The attorneys general of 10 states, including Maryland, are backing a proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that is meant to get poultry growers fair agreements with meat processors, but they want stronger oversight. “One of the many reasons it’s tough for small poultry farmers — and small farmers of all kinds — to afford their lives is because of imbalances of power, money and information between farmers and processors,” Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison (D) said Monday when he joined his counterparts in nine states to publicly comment on the USDA proposal.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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