Five members of Congress, four Republicans and one Democrat, have joined together in comments to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service on a petition filed nearly one year ago by Perdue Farms.

The petition requests that FSIS conduct rule-making to define separate “free range” and “pasture-raised” claims for meat and

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Perdue Farms LLC’s petition to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service was submitted eight months ago but continues to generate comments about whether separate “free range” and “pasture-raised” claims for meat and poultry products should be in the rulebook.

The Perdue petition also requests that FSIS update its guidance

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A petition was submitted on behalf of Perdue Farms LLC earlier this month, requesting rulemaking by USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to define separate “free range” and “pasture-raised” claims for meat and poultry products. It is the third such petition submitted to FSIS this year.

The petition also

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