New Jersey Department of Agriculture officials have been ordered to adopt rules and regulations for the confinement and care of pregnant pigs and calves raised for veal.

NJ legislative bills A-1970 and S-1298 made it through the State Legislature and were signed into law earlier this week by Gov. Phil Murphy. New Jersey law now prohibits confinement with enclosures that limit free movement.

Murphy said humane  farming practices are “at the heart of New Jersey’s identity,” He said rather than being  “immobilized,” farm  animals would be “treated with care.”

New Jersey is ending the use of gestation crates, long used

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