Local

R CALF Leader Disappointed At Lawsuit Challenging COOL

R CALF Leader Disappointed At Lawsuit Challenging COOL

 

R CALF officials are expressing disappointment with this week’s filing of a lawsuit by eight meat groups challenging USDA’s Country of Origin Labeling law.  R CALF CEO Bill Bullard says three of the eight groups, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, National Pork Producers Council and North American Meat Association all receive check off funding which is not to be used for political lobbying.

Bullard says some type of action needs to be taken to keep the groups from misusing these government funds.

He also says that the meat group’s claim in the lawsuit is baseless.

The lawsuit was filed in District Court in the District of Columbia.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Bill Killed to Allow Cities to Raise Funds With Sales Tax

Fresh
state capitol pierre

A bill that would have allowed cities in South Dakota to raise their sales tax for specific projects was in front of the House State Affairs committee today.

in Agriculture

Syngenta Official Refutes Lawsuit Claims

Fresh
DSC_0014

A Syngenta official is refuting claims being made by various law firms about the damage incurred by farmers due to…

in Agriculture

Bird Flu Confirmed in MN

Fresh
MN Turkeys

USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza in a commercial…

in Agriculture

Concerns with SD Coop Merger

Fresh
SDWG Elevator

South Dakota Farmers Union President Doug Sombke says he’s hearing many many concerns about the merging of two of the…

in Agriculture

Nebraska Farmland Values Slip

Fresh
money farm

For the first time in several years, the average Nebraska farm land price has gone down.