Monthly archives: July, 2014

Richard Oswald: “Vote No on Amendment 1!”

Mike Callicrate has shared a video with you on YouTube Vote No on Amendment 1! by Missouri’s Food for America Amendment 1 is really about China’s right to farm – not Missouri’s right to farm. Vote No on Amendment 1. Learn more: votenoon1.com. Help center • Email options • Report spam ©2014 YouTube, LLC 901



Chicago Tribune: Groups ask for more review of Tyson-Hillshire merger

chicagotribune.com Groups ask for more review of Tyson-Hillshire merger By Ellen Jean Hirst Tribune reporter 12:42 PM CDT, July 24, 201 A coalition of farmers, ranchers and consumers have urged the Justice Department to take more time to consider the complicated merger of Tyson Foods Inc. and Hillshire Brands Co. The Justice Department, which is



National Pork Producers President received a second-degree felony charge

Home News Archive Resources Classified Subscribe Advertising Top of Form Search: Bottom of Form Industry News – AM Prestage charged after gun arrest By Tom Johnston on 7/25/2014 Prestage Farms President Ron Prestage received a second-degree felony charge Thursday following his arrest in Washington, D.C., for attempting to carry a gun into a federal building.



McD’s stands by OSI, others cut ties — What says Chipotle?

McD’s stands by OSI, others cut ties By Lisa M. Keefe on 7/25/2014 In the wake of reports that an OSI Foods unit in China was making and shipping meat products made from expired or moldy raw material, McDonald’s Corp. says it’s sticking with OSI as its supplier in China, even as other foodservice customers



Chipotle Supplier – Chinese police detain OSI employees over expired meat

Chinese police detain OSI employees over expired meat By Meatingplace Editors on 7/23/2014 Shanghai police have detained five employees of the OSI Group unit in China that was shut down earlier this week after a TV report showed workers using expired meat to make chicken nuggets, according to China’s official Xinhua news agency. The five



Christian County Headliner News: “OUR VIEW: Voters should say no to Amendment 1” — Big Ag is adept at convincing voters to bet against their own best interests.

OUR VIEW: Voters should say no to Amendment 1 Posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 By: Headliner editorial staff It’s the Right to Farm legislation introduced by Bill Reiboldt from Neosho. He said he was surprised by the controversy of what he called just a “thumbs up” to farmers. We’re ready to give a thumbs up



Special Report: The End of the Trail – How Government Destroyed Free Markets for Family Ranchers

Special Report: The End of the Trail – How Government Destroyed Free Markets for Family Ranchers By Tim Danahey Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack’s inaction has led to the near-destruction of American family ranchers. Over 17,000 family ranches will disappear this year. Over 100,000 family ranchers have left the profession since 2009. It’s a tragedy



Cash Crops With Dividends: Financiers Transforming Strawberries Into Securities — A corporate mining operation

Cash Crops With Dividends: Financiers Transforming Strawberries Into Securities By ALEXANDRA STEVENSON July 21, 2014 8:56 pm Steve Fessler of Prudential Agricultural Investments, left, shows Thomas S. T. Gimbel the harvest on a farm in Watsonville, Calif.Credit Peter DaSilva for The New York Times His boots were caked with mud when Thomas S. T. Gimbel,



Chipotle supplier caught using expired meat in China

OSI is Chipotle’s major meat supplier OSI outraged, apologetic on China chicken processing scandal By Rita Jane Gabbett on 7/21/2014 Aurora, Ill.-based OSI Group issued a statement saying it is investigating a story on Chinese television by a reporter who went undercover for two months at OSI-owned Shanghai Husi Food Co. Ltd., revealing expired meat



R-CALF USA Event Notice Reminder: A webinar on How Multinational Agribusinesses are Attacking This Law

R-CALF USA Event Notice A webinar for members of CPA and sponsoring organizations Country of Origin Labeling How Multinational Agribusinesses are Attacking This Law Featuring Bill Bullard, CEO of R-CALF USA Webinar date and time: July 22, 2014; 2:00 pm ET REGISTER NOW! Details: Congress passed the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) law in 2002.