Government http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6607/more en Battle over dietary guidelines is all about politics, not science http://beefmagazine.com/blog/battle-over-dietary-guidelines-all-about-politics-not-science <div class="node-body blog-body">The DGAC’s move away from nutrition and science in in order to advance a philosophy and agenda under the great “sustainability” umbrella sent shock waves throughout our industry and the scientific community in general.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/battle-over-dietary-guidelines-all-about-politics-not-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/battle-over-dietary-guidelines-all-about-politics-not-science#comments Beef Quality Government My View From The Country Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:49:00 +0000 87831 at http://beefmagazine.com Where’s the beef? Unless we act, it won’t be in American diets http://beefmagazine.com/blog/where-s-beef-unless-we-act-it-won-t-be-american-diets <div class="node-body blog-body">The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s recommendation to avoid red meat is based on outdated nutritional science and an erroneous assumption that beef production isn’t environmentally friendly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/where-s-beef-unless-we-act-it-won-t-be-american-diets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/where-s-beef-unless-we-act-it-won-t-be-american-diets#comments Regulation Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Quality Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:53:00 +0000 87611 at http://beefmagazine.com Is EPA looking to steal the sizzle from backyard barbecues? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/epa-looking-steal-sizzle-backyard-barbecues <div class="node-body blog-body">EPA-funded California research will look at limiting emissions that result from backyard grilling of meat.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/epa-looking-steal-sizzle-backyard-barbecues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/epa-looking-steal-sizzle-backyard-barbecues#comments Regulation Environment Beef Quality BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:58:00 +0000 87551 at http://beefmagazine.com Will Hillary’s private email setup hurt her election chances? http://beefmagazine.com/poll/03122015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>Much of the national news media is abuzz this week about Hillary Clinton&rsquo;s use of a private server and email address during her service as U.S. Secretary of State. Some say this breach of transparency by the presumptive Democrat nominee for president will hurt her chances if she decides to run in 2016. This week&rsquo;s online poll is: <strong>&ldquo;Will Hillary Clinton&rsquo;s private email setup hurt her election chances in 2016?&rdquo;</strong> Be sure to leave your thoughts in the comments voting.</p> </div><form action="/poll/03122015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8081-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8081"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8081" name="choice" value="8081" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8091-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8091"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8091" name="choice" value="8091" class="form-radio" /> No</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8101-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8101"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8101" name="choice" value="8101" class="form-radio" /> Don't know</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8111-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8111"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8111" name="choice" value="8111" class="form-radio" /> Don't care</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="87381" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-6NumGXdk2Zm7o0BBWi1h2zeH8zPSYlQuV-lLPlz1Tc8" value="form-6NumGXdk2Zm7o0BBWi1h2zeH8zPSYlQuV-lLPlz1Tc8" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://beefmagazine.com/poll/03122015#comments Government Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:59:51 +0000 87381 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 things U.S. beef producers should celebrate this week http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-things-us-beef-producers-should-celebrate-week <div class="node-body blog-body">From a cattle industry perspective, we had a lot of good news over the last couple of weeks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-things-us-beef-producers-should-celebrate-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-things-us-beef-producers-should-celebrate-week#comments Environment Beef Quality Government My View From The Country Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:48:00 +0000 87161 at http://beefmagazine.com Experts say ranching done right improves the environment and wildlife habitat http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/experts-say-ranching-done-right-improves-environment-and-wildlife-habitat <div class="field-byline"> By Temple Grandin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Society for Range Management (SRM) and ranchers and range professionals who participate in SRM are doing wonderful things with grazing to improve rangeland and plant biodiversity. The problem is that the public does not know anything about it</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/experts-say-ranching-done-right-improves-environment-and-wildlife-habitat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/experts-say-ranching-done-right-improves-environment-and-wildlife-habitat#comments Environment Pasture Range Sustainability Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:47:00 +0000 86831 at http://beefmagazine.com Is climate change or terrorism our greatest threat? http://beefmagazine.com/poll/02262015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>President Obama recently said the long-term threat of climate change far outweighs that of terrorism. This week&rsquo;s online poll asks: <strong>&ldquo;Is climate change or terrorism our greatest long-term threat?&rdquo;</strong> Be sure to leave your thoughts in the comments section after voting.</p> </div><form action="/poll/02262015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-1" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-7991-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-7991"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-7991" name="choice" value="7991" class="form-radio" /> Climate change is the biggest threat</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8001-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8001"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8001" name="choice" value="8001" class="form-radio" /> Terrorism is the biggest threat</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8011-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8011"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8011" name="choice" value="8011" class="form-radio" /> Neither</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8021-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8021"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8021" name="choice" value="8021" class="form-radio" /> Don't know</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax-1" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid-1" value="86801" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-1" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-cDiZmmQHs_MuhWN5DwCWMPY0dWSyCj48fU548IxUo8c" value="form-cDiZmmQHs_MuhWN5DwCWMPY0dWSyCj48fU548IxUo8c" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form-1" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://beefmagazine.com/poll/02262015#comments Environment Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:29:36 +0000 86801 at http://beefmagazine.com The beef industry carried a knife to a dietary guidelines gunfight http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-industry-carried-knife-dietary-guidelines-gunfight <div class="node-body blog-body">The beef industry needs to understand the battle we’re fighting and begin to use our greatest asset – the consumers of our product.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-industry-carried-knife-dietary-guidelines-gunfight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-industry-carried-knife-dietary-guidelines-gunfight#comments Beef Quality Business Government Animal Activists Beef Advocacy My View From The Country Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:59:00 +0000 86761 at http://beefmagazine.com Obama’s veto of the XL pipeline sends a message http://beefmagazine.com/blog/obama-s-veto-xl-pipeline-sends-message <div class="node-body blog-body">To no one’s surprise, President Obama has made it clear that he still has no intention of working with Congress.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/obama-s-veto-xl-pipeline-sends-message" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/obama-s-veto-xl-pipeline-sends-message#comments Government My View From The Country Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:59:00 +0000 86771 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 ways the government committee got it wrong on the dietary guidelines http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-government-committee-got-it-wrong-dietary-guidelines <div class="node-body blog-body">Here are three ways the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee got it wrong on their recommendations for a healthy diet. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-government-committee-got-it-wrong-dietary-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-government-committee-got-it-wrong-dietary-guidelines#comments Regulation Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Quality Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:00:00 +0000 86651 at http://beefmagazine.com