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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 […]

R-CALF United Stockgrowers of America   “Fighting for the U.S. ! Cattle Producer”   For Immediate Release                                                                         Contact: R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard December 22, 2011                                                                                          Phone: 406-252-2516; r-calfusa@r-calfusa.com   8 Days (Now 10) of Opposition to USDA’s Proposed Mandatory Animal Identification Rule:  Part IX of X-Part Series Billings, Mont. – To minimize the […]

ADT ~~ ANIMAL DISEASE TRACEABILITY by alert@naisstinks.com 11-28-11 On February 5, 2010, USDA Sec. of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced that the opposition was so great, the ill-fated NAIS brain child of the US government was now ended.  The cost, complications, record keeping time, and potential enforcement fines made the whole thing stink to ranchers of […]

Team Obama Regulates Goat Herders’ Workplaces by Audrey Hudson 08/24/2011   The Obama administration is setting new workplace regulations to assist foreign workers who fill goat herding positions in the U.S. , including employee-paid cell phones and comfy beds. These new special procedures issued by the Labor Department must be followed by employers who want […]

R-CALF United Stockgrowers of America “Fighting for the U.S. Cattle Producer” For Immediate Release Contact: R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard August 9, 2011 Phone: 406-252-2516; r-calfusa@r-calfusa.com USDA Spurns U.S. Cattle Industry: Issues Overreaching, Intrusive Mandatory Animal Identification Rule Billings, Mont. — In direct defiance of fundamental recommendations to preserve branding as a means of official […]

“So when you are told by the Meat and Livestock Association that our NLIS system is wonderful, or there is full traceability, they are not telling the truth.” “We have alerted the Government to the situation but they argue the system is still being bedded down. In actual fact the percentage loss of traceability of […]