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Associated Press: Push to prevent next meat shortage hits big obstacle

Push to prevent next meat shortage hits big obstacle More sources of supply needed in an industry that is trending in the opposite direction PUBLISHED ON MARCH 16, 2021 MAXWELL, Iowa (AP) — Sudden meat shortages last year because of the coronavirus led to millions of dollars in federal grants to help small meat processors…



Bennet, Moran, Johnson, Craig Urge Secretary Vilsack to Prioritize Support for Small Meatpackers in American Rescue Plan Implementation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 16, 2021 CONTACT: Kate Oehl – 303-319-9410 Bennet, Moran, Johnson, Craig Urge Secretary Vilsack to Prioritize Support for Small Meatpackers in American Rescue Plan Implementation Funding in COVID-19 Relief Bill Will Help Support Small Meatprocessing Facilities to Prevent Backlogs in the Food Supply Chain Washington, D.C. – Colorado U.S. Senator…



Sysco Accuses Tyson, JBS, Hormel of Pork Price-Fixing Scheme

An employee removes internal organs from a pig at a Smithfield Foods Inc. pork processing facility in Milan, Missouri. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg Sysco Accuses Tyson, JBS, Hormel of Pork Price-Fixing Scheme March 10, 2021, 10:51 AM; Updated: March 10, 2021, 12:17 PM COURT: S.D. Tex. TRACK DOCKET: No. 21-cv-773 (Bloomberg Law Subscription) JUDGE: Kenneth M. Hoyt…



Marfrig Profit Breaks Record Of R $ 3.3 Billion In 2020 With US Operation

Marfrig Profit Breaks Record Of R $ 3.3 Billion In 2020 With US Operation Martin Gray Mar 09, 2021 Marfrig Global Foods reported a record net profit of R $ 3.3 billion for 2020, a jump from R $ 218 million the year before, with strong participation in the company’s operations in North America, announced….



Lawmakers plan to investigate high beef prices affecting Missouri cattlemen

Lawmakers plan to investigate high beef prices affecting Missouri cattlemen Rep. David Gregory (R-St. Louis) said the higher prices are coming from the meatpacking companies and the price gouging has been happening for years. VIDEO by: Emily Manley Posted: Mar 1, 2021 / 06:45 PM CST / Updated: Mar 1, 2021 / 06:45 PM CST…



Missouri State Lawmaker Calls for Cattle Market Investigation

Missouri State Lawmaker Calls for Cattle Market Investigation Mar 2, 2021 @ 9:07am A Missouri state lawmaker is calling for a state investigation of potential price-fixing in the cattle market. Representative David Gregory, a Republican from St. Louis, is chair of the House Special Committee on Government Accountability. Listen He says Missouri cattle producers are…



Interview with Gilles Stockton, cattle and sheep rancher in Grass Range, MT

AUDIO: Interview with Gilles Stockton, cattle and sheep rancher in Grass Range, MT by Mackenzie Johnston | Feb 26, 2021 Photo credit: Western Organization of Resource Councils (WORC), Homegrown Stories Listen: https://fair-cattle-markets.com/interviews/audio-interview-with-gilles-stockton-cattle-and-sheep-rancher-in-grass-range-mt/ Q: What do you think are the major issues standing in the way of fair cattle markets? It’s the agriculture organizations; they’re like…



OWH: Chuck Hassebrook sets the record straight on Renewable Energy

Midlands Voices: Renewables provide a sound energy path for Nebraska Chuck Hassebrook Omaha World Herald 2.23.21 Gov. Ricketts’ statement blaming wind energy for electric outages was misleading and his proposed solution of reliance on coal profoundly misguided. It would ultimately worsen the problem. We all agree that electric outages are unacceptable. But to prevent them,…



Opinion – Why Texas Republicans Fear the Green New Deal

Opinion Why Texas Republicans Fear the Green New Deal Small government is no match for a crisis born of the state’s twin addictions to market fixes and fossil fuels. By Naomi Klein Ms. Klein is a senior correspondent at The Intercept and the Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair at Rutgers University. Her new book is “How…



Chris Hedges: Cancel Culture, Where Liberalism Goes to Die

Chris Hedges: Cancel Culture, Where Liberalism Goes to Die By Editor February 15, 2021 Elites and their courtiers who trumpet their moral superiority by damning and silencing those who do not linguistically conform to politically correct speech are the new Jacobins. Original illustration by Mr. Fish By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost The Rev….