Month: <span>June 2020</span>

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6.25.20 Forbes.com: Nancy Pelosi Just Protected The WTO From Trump, Other Democrats — “Total swamp move”

Nancy Pelosi Just Protected The WTO From Trump, Other Democrats Kenneth Rapoza Forbes.com Jun 25, 2020, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., nixed any chance of WTO membership being taken up by the House ASSOCIATED PRESS “Total swamp move,” one DC lobbyist said this afternoon. House leader Nancy Pelosi just made sure that a vote…



CPA Unhappy that Dem Leadership Blocked a WTO Withdrawal Vote Today

For Immediate Release June 25, 2020 Media Contact: Melissa Tallman, Marketing and Communications Director 202.688.5145 ext 3 Press Release | CPA Unhappy that Dem Leadership Blocked a WTO Withdrawal Vote Today Washington. The following statement can be attributed to Michael Stumo, CEO of the Coalition for a Prosperous America. "CPA is very disappointed with Speaker…



6.24.20 The Wall Street Journal: Bayer reaches $10.5 billion settlement over weed killer Roundup

Bayer reaches $10.5 billion settlement over weedkiller Roundup Deal will settle tens of thousands of lawsuits alleging the Roundup herbicide causes cancer June 24, 2020 By Laura Kusisto, Ruth Bende The Wall Street Journal Bayer AG is set to announce on Wednesday it struck a roughly $10.5 billion deal to settle tens of thousands of…



Great News! — Central Wyoming College offers new curriculum in butchering and meat cutting

College meats career News | June 10, 2020 sreverses CWC’s mobile meat processing unit will allow for courses to begin this fall, even though the ag complex won’t be finished for another year or two. Photo courtesy of CWC Ryan Central Wyoming College in Riverton, Wyoming, is introducing a new, old curriculum in the fall….



White collar criminals are more dangerous than the Mafia — and our government is afraid of them.

Some guidance on what should happen to meatpacking executives: It’s time to end corporate settlement agreements – Prosecute and imprison white collar criminals to the full extent of the law. See 60 minutes segment on Opioids: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/opioid-epidemic-pharmaceutical-executives-60-minutes-2020-06-21/



NYT: Former Bumble Bee C.E.O. Is Sentenced in Tuna Price-Fixing Scheme

Former Bumble Bee C.E.O. Is Sentenced in Tuna Price-Fixing Scheme Christopher Lischewski was ordered to serve 40 months in prison for his lead role in a yearslong conspiracy to fix the price of canned tuna. Christopher Lischewski in 2008. The price-fixing scheme affected over $600 million worth of canned tuna sales, according to prosecutors. Credit…Lauren…



Imported raw beef recalled for lack of re-inspection – And it’s not lean trim!

The industry promotes the need for imported beef to provide lean trim for blending with the extra fat from our domestic finished animals. Notice the list of items being recalled – “BONELESS RIBEYE ROLL”. Cheap, below-cost-of-production imported beef is a primary reason why small meat plants can’t survive in the wholesale restaurant, hotel and institutional…



POLITICO: Small meat processors get little aid as demand grows

Small meat processors get little aid as demand grows The pandemic gave small meat processors a new window of business as big meatpackers had to shut down or scale back operations amid outbreaks. Butchers at Old Fashion Country Butcher in Santa Paula, Calif., process meat May 21 as they work to meet increased demand due…



Tyson cooperating in DOJ broiler antitrust investigation

Tyson cooperating in DOJ broiler antitrust investigation By Susan Kelly on 6/11/2020 Tyson Foods on Wednesday said it has been cooperating with the U.S Justice Department in its investigation into price fixing of broiler chickens as part of an application for corporate leniency. A grand jury in Denver last week indicted four current and former…