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Fighting for the Independent U.S. Cattle Producer

R-CALF USA is a national, non-profit organization, dedicated to ensuring the continued profitability and viability of the U.S. cattle industry. We represent the collective voice of U.S. cattle and sheep producers, in domestic and international trade and marketing issues.

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Currently, we have fights on two main fronts: 50/14 & MCOOL

Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling (MCOOL)

The Cattle Market Protection Bill or "50/14"

The Protecting America's Meatpacking Workers Act *includes 50/14 & MCOOL

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We fight for the livelihoods of ranchers, giving voice on issues that harm the livestock industry. Our success is based, in part, on your participation. Historically, we have fought Antitrust, Checkoff, Animal ID and more…  successfully! Your membership of $50, helps continue that fight for current issues, like MCOOL and 50/14. 

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What R-CALF USA is Working on:

Help Pass Senate Bill 949 – Grassley and Tester’s 50/14 Spot Market Protection Bill


Help Pass Senate Bill 2716 – Mandatory Country-of-Origin Labeling (M-COOL) for beef.

R-CALF USA’s Testimony to House Judiciary Committee 1/19/2022

Lawsuit to Stop USDA’s RFID Ear Tag Mandate

Connecting Consumers to Beef Producers – Visit UsaBeef.org

Petition for Referendum on the Beef Promotion and Research Order – Learn More

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