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Billings, Mont. – As promised, R-CALF USA has launched a 12-day blitz of news releases to explain in detail many of the reasons our members oppose the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) National Animal Identification System (NAIS). With this effort, R-CALF USA hopes to bring to light many of the dangerous aspects associated with NAIS […]

Written by Harlan Hentges Thursday, 23 July 2009 14:38 About the Author Mr. Hentges is a 1992 graduate of the University of Texas with a juris doctorate from the School of Law and a Master of Public Affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. He is a 1987 graduate of Oklahoma State […]

Written by: Marti Oakley – Proud Political Junkie’s Gazette A decision by U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer, located in the Washington District of Criminals, throwing out a lawsuit brought by Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FCLDF) asking the court to halt the implementation of NAIS, was based on her assertion that there is no […]

From the Underground Food Movement Sustainable farms, healthy foods, local foods NAIS Is A Threat To Small Sustainable Farms and Ranches NAIS is the National Animal Identification, a government system to track animals by injecting them with a computer chip that is read and reported on by the farmer whenever an animal changes places. It […]

An interview with Linda Faillace, author of Mad Sheep The National Animal Identification System is another of those government ideas that sounds so right on the surface but goes so wrong in the implementation details. Basically, it is a nationwide registration system for animals and the sites where they are kept. It has been causing […]

Posted : Thu, 09 Jul 2009 14:24:37 GMT Author : Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund Category : Press Release News Alerts by Email ( click here ) Press Release News | Home FALLS CHURCH, Va. – (Business Wire) The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to actually listen to and […]

Follows is a public record comment from USDA’s request for comments that are being taken until August 8th. If you haven’t submitted your comments yet, I urge you to do so but not until you read this one. This succinctly details all the problems with NAIS, all of the industry pandering, the international entanglements, etc. […]

I find it interesting that of all the places where these USDA listening sessions are being held, not one is scheduled in or around Wisconsin.  I find that strange because the USDA paid Wisconsin  35 million dollars under a “co-operative agreement”  (bribe) to foist NAIS and Premises ID on the unsuspecting farmers and ranchers in […]