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TUESDAY, AUG. 26, 2014, 9:46 A.M.

Dairymen Told To Deny Media Access

An Idaho dairy industry group has sent a letter to all its members urging them to deny media requests for tours and on-farm interviews. The letter from the United Dairymen of Idaho was sent anonymously to the Associated Press late last week. In it, co-chairs Tom Dorsey and Tony Vanderhulst advise dairy producers that there's been an increase in requests from media groups seeking to film on-farm footage in the wake of an Idaho law that makes it illegal to secretly film animal abuse at agricultural facilities/Associated Press. More here.

Question: If you happened to be an Idaho dairyman, what would you do with a media request for a tour?




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