The Hagstrom Report

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House farm bill critics express their concerns

The most severe critics of the House farm bill held a news conference today to express their concerns about the bill.

The news conference was sponsored by the Environmental Working Group, The Humane Society of the United States, Bread for the World, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Natural Resources Defense Council, Defenders of Wildlife, Center for Food Safety, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, and Oxfam America.

The groups "expressed their collective concern" about the bill.