Browsing Posts tagged Animal Traceability

Memo ~~ USDA knows 18% of the beef consumed in the USA was imported in 2011 because the nation does not produce enough product to feed it’s people, yet more costly rulemaking is assessed upon producers by bureaucrats. This document is vague and impossible to determine the teeth, however, be assured, the devil is in […]

USDA and Corporate Agribusiness Continue to Push Animal ID Scheme Consumers and Independent Producers Lose if Big Ag Wins on Animal Traceability Source: The Cornucopia Institute, Mark Kastel – June 21, 2011 WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is expected to issue its new proposed rule for mandatory animal traceability very shortly. […]

NAIS: Life Support ~~ Dead on Arrival Dec 29, 2009 No sooner have most people pronounced NAIS dead-on-arrival, than a number of recent events may have breathed life back into the U.S.A.’s National Animal Identification Scheme. A combination of market forces aligned with a simplified tracking technology, and some rare positive news may have reinvigorated […]