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Stories Tagged "meat processing plants"

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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

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

Bill Banning Packer Ownership of Livestock Introduced

posted on March 2, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Bill Banning Packer Ownership of Livestock Introduced
A group of senators introduced a bill this week that would ban most meatpackers from owning or feeding livestock intended for slaughter. Democratic Senator Kent Conrad and Republican Senator Chuck Grassley are the lead co-sponsors of the... Full Story

Meat Company Executive Faces Congress

posted on March 14, 2008 at 8:03 PM

Meat Company Executive Faces Congress
Steve Mendell, President Hallmark/Westland Meat Company testifies before Congressional Sub-committee Full Story

Immigration Raids One Year Later

posted on December 14, 2007 at 8:12 PM

Immigration Raids One Year Later
One year after the nation's largest immigration raid hit home in Marshalltown, Iowa, how is the community dealing with the fallout? Full Story

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