My “Ag Gag” Law Presentation Focusing on Preventative Practices for Farms

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I had the opportunity to speak on “Ag Gag” Legislation this past week before the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Animals and the Law.  My presentation focused on procedures for farms to help prevent a problem with undercover surveillance from employees.  You can view my presentation below and my handout giving an overview of the laws here. [slideshare id=46222274&doc=aggag-150324092612-conversion-gate01]

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An Overview of State Laws Prohibiting Undercover Video Surveillance

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The agriculture community has faced problems with animal welfare organizations using undercover videos that are sensationalizing alleged acts of animal cruelty on livestock operations.  Larger livestock farmers using conventional production practices and concentrated animal feeding operations are at greater risk.  Due to the media attention from these undercover videos, several states have developed legislation aimed to proscribe undercover video surveillance …

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