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June 2017 Blog Posts (3)

Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices

   Just recently, an amazing new policy was proposed- Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices. This policy would ensure that companies using the USDA Organic label refer to “humane “ treatment of animals. Yes, more work needs to be done before the standards require 100% humane treatment, but it is far better than what is required now.

Some of the new standards include:

  • A minimum space requirement…


Added by Taylor Figueroa on June 11, 2017 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Save the Wild Horses

   The Department of the Interior's​ Bureau of Land Management is given the responsibility of the Wild Horse and Burro Program, which seeks to manage the wild equine population. There is a debate about whether these animals are invasive species, or native to America, as thousands of years ago, horses became extinct in America, and weren't reintroduced until the 1500s, when Spanish conquistadors brought in their mustangs. Although the landscape has probably changed over the…


Added by Taylor Figueroa on June 11, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments


Hi Latinitas, 

My name is Arely Valenzuela. I have recently joined to Latinitas as an intern and I am really excited to start working with this organization. I have recently finished my first year of college as a business major at the University of Texas at Austin. It was a challenging but very fun experience and thanks to that I found out about Latinitas. Now that I am back in El Paso I really wish to make a positive impact through this organization. 

Added by Arely Valenzuela on June 1, 2017 at 1:47pm — No Comments

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