The U.S. Cattlemen's Association calls for "accurate meat labels" and noted they have asked FSIS to use certain labeling claims to be used exclusively for cattle "born, raised and slaughtered" in the U.S.
A petition calling on the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a referendum on the Beef Checkoff was filed with USDA in early July, and USDA has responded along with a guidance document on its website.
Some 13 years later, tensions remain high over America’s beef checkoff, with a new legal challenge that seeks to deliver a crippling blow to the state beef councils in 15 states.
Merck Animal Health releases a statement in response to a Texas Tech scientist's article that raises concern over the use of beta agonists in beef cattle.
Proposed legislation claims the lack of a federal definition of beef or beef products has created "opportunity for marketplace confusion and consumer fraud," say the bill's authors.
Two cattlemen’s organizations are debating what to call lab-grown “meat,” and within that debate is who should regulate the emerging product and possible competitor to beef.
Both the United States Cattlemen’s Association and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association agree that "fake meat" labeling needs to be addressed.