While pretending to score a victory for real organic eggs and poultry, a new rule is just another gift to industrialized farms that are running regenerative farms out of business. Action Alert! The USDA’s rule, known as the Organic Livestock and Poultry Standards rule, is being applauded by some because it would set standards for outdoor and indoor living requirements for poultry, in effect prohibiting what are referred to as “porches”—small, screened in enclosures that allow CAFOs to game the organic system. But this is smoke and mirrors. There are far more problems with the rule that allow the status quo to continue. We must urge the USDA to do much, much better. Read more.