CAFO gets court win

CAFO gets court win

Right to Farm law helps protect Maxwell Farms from nuisance charges.

WHEN three high-powered trial lawyers announced four separate cases against Maxwell Farms in 2009, their goal was to wipe out concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) in Indiana, declaring it "ground zero" in a food fight over how Indiana farmers would produce pork and milk.

Instead, courts recently ruled in favor of the farms and backed Indiana's Right to Farm Act as constitutional.

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