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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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