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WNAX: OCM Wants OIG Investigation Into USDA Employee Exits

The Organization for Competitive Markets is concerned with the exiting of employees from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to jobs in the meat industry. OCM Executive Director Joe Maxwell says their biggest concern is with the most recent case of the inspector in charge at the Food Safety and Inspection Service Al Amanza taking a




Bloomberg: There Aren’t Enough Slaughterhouses to Support the Farm-to-Table Economy

by Deena Shanker May 23, 2017, 3:00 AM MDT Sellers of high-end pork, beef, and chicken agree: there simply aren’t enough facilities to humanely and safely kill their animals. Everything at Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, N.Y., has a story. Servers, chefs, and farmers at the restaurant, which was recently ranked No.




Tri-State Livestock News: Brazil sees backlash over meat scandal

March 21, 2017 UPDATE: TESTER ANNOUNCES BILL TO BAN BRAZILIAN BEEF (U.S. Senate) – U.S. Senator Jon Tester today announced legislation to temporarily ban the importation of Brazilian beef to protect American consumers from consuming rotten meat. Following news that Brazilian meatpackers have been exporting rotten beef and trying to cover it up with cancer-causing