Monthly Archives: July 2015

Coalition Urges Senate to Reject COOL Repeal

Washington, D.C.- Today, a coalition of 142 rancher, farmer, rural, consumer, manufacturer, labor, faith and environmental groups from across the United States delivered a letter urging the Senate to reject both the effort to repeal the country of origin labeling (COOL) law and the so-called compromise to convert COOL into a voluntary labeling program for […]

Stockgrowers Express Grave Concerns Over Import Rules

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack finalized two rules on Monday that will increase imports of fresh beef from 14 states in Brazil and from Northern Argentina into the United States. The Secretary’s rule would allow imports from South American regions known to have endemic Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and will likely lower cattle prices in […]