A federal judge has ordered the United States Department of Agriculture to complete rulemaking for care standards for birds not bred for research under the Animal Welfare Act. The order results from a lawsuit brought by the American Anti-Vivisection Society and the Avian Welfare Coalition. [To accompany Federal Case Law Update "USDA Ordered to Promulgate AWA Regulations for Birds not Bred for Research" from Brooks Animal Law Digest Issue No. 34.]

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