Cracks In The System: Debate Continues On The Safest Method To House Hens

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Hen housing is the primary focus of proposed federal legislation that would replace current, state-level guidelines for housing and production practices. Sam Robinson, of the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting, continues a series of stories about efforts to curb the spread of salmonella in this story.

The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting is an independent, nonprofit newsroom devoted to educating the public about crucial issues in the Midwest with a special focus on agribusiness and related topics such as government programs, environment and energy. The Iowa Center for Public Affairs is a member of the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting.