Month: September 2021

Ag Web: Senators Vie To Reestablish Mandatory COOL

Senators Vie To Reestablish Mandatory COOL | AgWeb Ag Web Senators Vie To Reestablish Mandatory COOL .(File photo) By GREG HENDERSON September 8, 2021 The American Beef Labeling Act was announced by four U.S Senators on Wednesday that would reinstate mandatory country of origin labeling (MCOOL) for beef. The legislation will be formally introduced next…



Addressing Concentration in the Meat-Processing Industry to Lower Food Prices for American Families

Addressing Concentration in the Meat-Processing Industry to Lower Food Prices for American Families September 08, 2021 • Blog By Brian Deese, Sameera Fazili, and Bharat Ramamurti



Just a Few Companies Control the Meat Industry. Can a New Approach to Monopolies Level the Playing Field? | Civil Eats

Just a Few Companies Control the Meat Industry. Can a New Approach to Monopolies Level the Playing Field? The Biden administration is taking steps to give power back to small farmers and processors. Advocates say it’s a ‘monumentous’ step toward upending consolidation in beef, pork, and poultry. By Lisa Held July 14, 2021 It may…



$500 Million Investment In Small Meat Processing an Opportunity for Competitive, Equitable Livestock Markets | Family Farm Action Alliance

$500 Million Investment In Small Meat Processing an Opportunity for Competitive, Equitable Livestock Markets August 30, 2021 In an official comment to the USDA, Family Farm Action Alliance celebrated Secretary Vilsack’s commitment to invest $500 million into local and regional meat processing capacity. The organization further advocated for spending strategies that result in more fair,…



NeFU provides guidance to USDA on investments and opportunities for meat and poultry processing infrastructure

NeFU provides guidance to USDA on investments and opportunities for meat and poultry processing infrastructure NeFU supports proportioning financial funding to expand the capacity and diversity of our meat processing system PUBLISHED ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2021 “NeFU State President John Hansen said, “The Biden Administration has provided us with an historic opportunity to expand both…



How much do cattle contribute to greenhouse gases?

Regenetarianism (formerly L.A. Chefs Column) August 24, 2021 Well managed livestock and food system design are critical in lowering Green House Gases. To begin with, in regards to accounting for enteric emissions (“cow burps”), most people use global stats. So even if you use 2006 Long Shadow as a reference, and actually read that document,…