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70,000 Petitioners Demand Protections for Truth-telling Contract Poultry Farmers


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70,000 Petitioners Demand Protections for Truth-telling Contract Poultry Farmers

WASHINGTON - Perdue contract farmer Rudy Howell has collected more than 70,000 petition signatures urging Congress to ensure protections for poultry farmers who face reprisal for speaking out. The Food Integrity Campaign (FIC, a program of the Government Accountability Project) is backing Howell's petition, which stems from industry-wide reports of retaliation against contract farmers who raise concerns.

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