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  • Apr 4, 2012
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    Consumer Weighs In On Beef Controversy: “Dude, It’s Beef.” 47

    Andrew Revkin admits to not eating much beef in his household. Since he’s not a huge fan of steak and burgers, it would seem likely that the smear campaign against the beef industry would please him. But, that’s hardly the case....More
  • Mar 1, 2012
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    Packer Ban Legislation Is Back

    Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced a bill this week that would ban packers from owning or feeding livestock intended for slaughter. Other lead cosponsors in the senate include Tim Johnson (D-SD), Tom Harkin (D-IA), and Kent Conrad (D-ND)....More
  • Dec 30, 2011
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    Adding More Value Is Packers' Only Recourse

    Grand plans and meatpacking are like oil and water. They don’t mix successfully. Remember Future Beef Operations (FBO) completed in 2001, its plant in Arkansas City, KS, included the most technologically advanced beef processing systems in the world....More
  • Oct 14, 2011
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    Beef Unfairly Singled Out On Non-STEC Issue

    It was a fight the beef-processing industry was always going to lose. Ever since USDA declared E. coli O157:H7 an adulterant in non-intact raw beef in 1994, ground beef has been the lightning rod for federal officials, politicians and consumer groups in the ongoing debate about the safety of America’s food supply....More

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