June 14, 2013 in The Daily Republic
There are dozens of reasons for American farmers and ranchers to be thrilled nay, elated! by Shuanghui International Holding Inc.’s proposed $4.7 billion purchase of Smithfield Foods, Inc., America’s biggest pork chop. Continue Reading
April 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Official: More money needs to be raised for cattle purchases.
April 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic
The EPA announced the settlement Tuesday, stating in a news release that BPI agreed to the penalty and to conduct third-party audits of its compliance with the Clean Air Act. Continue Reading
April 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK North Dakota is requiring brucellosis testing for cattle and bison brought into the state from Idaho, to help keep North Dakota’s livestock industry free of the disease. Continue Reading
March 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) February commercial red meat production in South Dakota was down 20 percent from January.
March 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Ever wonder if the beef on your dinner plate came from America or abroad? USDA rule would help trace origin of meat.
March 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Ever wonder if the beef on your dinner plate came from America or from abroad? COOL, or Country of Origin Labeling, could make it easier to trace where meat sold in the U.S. came from if the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposed labeling law is approved because it would require labels on muscle cuts of beef and other meats to specify where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered. Continue Reading
February 27, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe
USDA meat inspectors possible targets of cutsWORTHINGTON With Congress facing yet another looming deadline this time to avoid sequester and billions of dollars in budget cuts the potential impacts to the public are wide-ranging and far-reaching. Sequestration, if not avoided by tonight’s midnight deadline, would cut approximately $85 billion from the annual federal budget of $3.6 trillion.
September 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Beef Products Inc. claims network damaged firm by misleading consumers.
September 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) Beef Products Inc. sued ABC News, Inc. for defamation Thursday over its coverage of a meat product that critics dub “pink slime,” claiming the network misled consumers into believing it is unhealthy and unsafe.