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Appeals Court Upholds Labels On Meat Packages

posted on August 1, 2014 at 2:10 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld new government rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.The meat industry has attempted to... Full Story

Meat Industry To Reboot Labels To Help Consumers

posted on April 5, 2013 at 11:20 AM

Don't know your pork butts from your rump roasts? It may be getting a little easier. The American meat industry is rolling out a refresh of the often confusing 40-year-old system used for naming the various cuts of beef, pork, lamb and veal.... Full Story

Idaho Dairy Workers Charged With Animal Cruelty

posted on October 12, 2012 at 11:51 AM

Idaho's largest dairy says it is taking steps to prevent further abuse. Full Story

SD Meatpacking Plant Closed Temporarily

posted on October 12, 2012 at 11:38 AM

The inspection stoppage happened after a U.S. Agriculture Department inspector saw a truck driver beating hogs he was delivering to the plant. Full Story

Beef Supporters Ask For Congressional Investigation

posted on April 5, 2012 at 3:50 PM

Beef Supporters Ask For Congressional Investigation
The campaign against the backlash over the use of lean, finely textured beef or LFTB, moved to a different level this week. Full Story

Market to Market (March 30, 2012)

posted on March 30, 2012 at 7:25 PM

Market to Market (March 30, 2012)
Full Program: Governors tour a Midwestern packing plant and vouch for the safety of U.S. beef. The Agriculture Department releases its much-anticipated prospective plantings estimates. Despite political rhetoric, analysis reveals little correlation between... Full Story

Beef State Governors Push Back On Finely Textured Beef

posted on March 30, 2012 at 3:40 PM

Beef State Governors Push Back On Finely Textured Beef
A hastily planned tour of Beef Products’ South Sioux City plant came amidst a public relations nightmare over a process known within the industry as finely textured beef. Full Story

Market to Market (March 2, 2012)

posted on March 2, 2012 at 7:25 PM

Market to Market (March 2, 2012)
Full Program: The rally continues on Wall Street, accompanied by a concurrent recovery on Main Street. Soaring meat prices prompt one lawmaker to seek a federal ban on packer ownership of livestock. The Iowa legislature approves a bill making it a crime to enter... Full Story

Congress Set to Cut Money for Meat Industry Reform

posted on November 18, 2011 at 9:37 AM

(AP) ST. LOUIS The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday it will abandon portions of a sweeping antitrust rule proposed for meat companies if Congress does not provide money for enforcement. A Congressional committee voted late Monday to... Full Story

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