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USITC Report Predicts Exceedingly Small Benefits for U.S. Beef Packers While Failing to Address Impacts to the U.S. Cattle Supply Chain
Billings, Mont. – Today the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) issued findings from its investigation into the likely impacts the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement will have on the U.S. economy and on specific industry sectors (the report). R-CALF USA actively participated in the USITC’s investigation by submitting…
Meatpackers Cite Outdated Studies in Attack Against Senator Grassley’s Ban on Packer Ownership Legislation
According to R-CALF USA, Barry Carpenter, President and CEO of the packers’ largest international trade association, the North American Meat Institute (NAMI), cited outdated studies in his attack against Senator Charles Grassley’s (R-Iowa) legislation to ban packer ownership of livestock. “Mr. Carpenter’s claim that packers must own and feed their…
Independent Cattle Ranchers Sue Federal Dept. of Agriculture Over Beef Checkoff Program Group Says Ad Campaigns Improperly Use Tax Dollars to Undermine U.S. Beef Billings, MT – The Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of America (R-CALF USA) filed suit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today, alleging that…
Why GIPSA is good for the cattle business: Bill Bullard, R-CALF USA
Listen to Bill Bullard speak on the Proposed GIPSA Rule.
A history of Country-of-Origin Labeling in the U.S.A.
In this video, R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard gives the history of country-of-origin labeling (COOL).