Conklin Dairy Responds to Undercover Video

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The Plain City dairy farm targeted in an undercover video released by Mercy for Animals (MFA) this week responded swiftly to animal abuses depicted in the footage. A spokesman for the farm confirmed the employee prominently featured willfully abusing animals was fired immediately Wednesday morning following the video’s release. “As fourth-generation farmers, our family takes the care of our cows …

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California Dairy Industry Adopts National Dairy FARM

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The members of California’s Dairy Cares coalition,made up of dairy farmers and dairy processors, have adopted the National Dairy FARM Program: Farmers Assuring Responsible Management as a statewide program to promote and verify responsible animal care. “Responsible care and treatment of animals is a core value for our dairy families, and we know it’s important to dairy consumers,” said William …

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DFA Dairy Farmers are Committed to Animal Welfare

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Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.’s (DFA) Board of Directors and management are taking a series of proactive steps to emphasize its commitment to proper treatment of animals. “Animal welfare is a critical issue for our members and is vitally important to producing high-quality milk,” said David Darr, vice president of sustainability and public affairs. “We have a responsibility to clearly …

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