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Sen. Johnson seeks to ban meatpackers from owning livestock before slaughter

March 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The bill’s sponsors hope the legislation would prevent meatpackers from raising their own livestock, flooding the market and driving down prices for independent producers. Continue Reading

Sen. Johnson cosponsors ban on packer livestock ownership

March 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., is cosponsoring bipartisan legislation that seeks to allow independent farmers and ranchers to stay competitive with large meatpackers. Continue Reading

Tyson plant in Dakota City among 3 meatpackers facing lawsuits

September 7, 2010 in West Central Tribune

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Three Nebraska meatpackers are headed to trials over how they pay their workers. Continue Reading