Expert urges county action on chicken farms
— A Johns Hopkins public health expert waded into the already controversial issue of large-scale chicken farms Tuesday, urging Cecil County Council members to take action now, while they still have a chance to
enact stricter regulations.
The nearly 90-minute discussion between Dr. Jillian Fry, a public health expert and project director at the Center for a Livable Future at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the council Tuesday morning was watched closely by more than 50 citizens who are concerned about a potential surge of corporate-owned
A Johns Hopkins public health expert urged the Cecil County Council to consider stricter regulations on future confined animal feeding operations, such as the Meck Farm near Earleville seen here.
Dr. Jillian Fry, of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, provides testimony on the risks of confined animal feeding operations to the county council.