The Organic Trade Association yesterday announced it has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture in response to the agency’s delay in implementing the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) regulation, more commonly known as the organic animal welfare regulation. The trade association is taking this legal action to ensure that the government allows this organic rule to move forward. OTA is standing up to protect organic integrity, advance animal welfare, and demand fundamental government fairness in organic standard setting. Read our press release for additional details about the lawsuit and supporting organizations, download the complaint, and use our communications kit talk to your customers. NPR correspondent, Dan Charles, featured the story in Wednesday’s Morning Edition and on his blog The Salt. Questions? Reach out to Kelley Poole, Vice President of Government Affairs at the Organic Trade Association.