The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will both be involved in regulatory oversight of cell-culture food originating from livestock and poultry, also known as "fake meat."
Veterinarians and livestock producers have adapted to significant changes in antimicrobial regulations, and change will continue as the FDA works through its five-year plan for antimicrobial stewardship.
The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) hasn’t released its November numbers past October due to the government shutdown. If they’re anything like October’s numbers, then they could be record-shattering.
Trade talk is a big issue for everyone here at the convention and the focus isn’t just on China. For another year, the priority remains the same, the cattle industry vocal they want a free trade deal with Japan.
An investor coalition that presses for corporate responsibility is calling on U.S. food companies McDonald’s, Denny’s and Sanderson Farms to stop buying or producing meat raised with medically important antibiotics.
If you don’t reflect on the lessons you’ve learned before you move forward, you risk repeating mistakes. That’s wisdom well-earned in the beef industry, and one NCBA's Kendal Frazier is wise to pass on.