The Wholesome Meat Act of 1967, legislation passed by Congress giving the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) the jurisdiction over intrastate meat slaughter and processing, ranks as one of the worst pieces of food
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The USDA is holding a series of meetings to discuss Animal ID. We objected to the timing of the initial meetings—all scheduled during the extremely busy ranching season of April and May—and USDA has added two more meetings in
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published its final rule on Animal ID. Thanks to the pressure from the grassroots, the agency included important changes that make it significantly less burdensome for family farmers, ranchers, and backyard poultry owners.
We have come a very long way from Big Ag’s and USDA’s proposal for the National Animal Identification System (NAIS). In this final rule, there is