An unusual coalition of farm groups, animal welfare experts and state officials announced a new Iowa group that will make it easier for anyone in the state to report perceived animal care problems, and at the same time offer a new way to educate consumers about normal livestock practices. | Agriculture.com | http://www.agriculture.com/news/livestock/imal-welfare-first-f-us_3-ar28817
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