Latest News From GIPSA

Lawsuit alleges antitrust violations.
Beef Packers Face Another Antitrust Lawsuit

America’s four largest beef packers face another lawsuit claiming antitrust violations since 2015, this one filed by a California distributor seeking treble damages.

1 year ago
JBS Fined $50,000 for Incorrect Recording of Carcass Weights, Grades

After a software error caused beef carcasses to be inaccurately reported for grades and weights, JBS is a paying a fine and reimbursing producers who were impacted.

1 year ago
After a software error at a Grand Island, Neb. packing plant caused beef carcasses to be inaccurately reported for grades and weights, JBS is a paying a fine and reimbursing producers who were impacted. The Cactus, Texas plant in the photo was also part of USDA fine for inaccurate weights earlier this year.
JBS Fined $50,000 for Incorrect Recording of Carcass Weights, Grades

After a software error caused beef carcasses to be inaccurately reported for grades and weights, JBS is a paying a fine and reimbursing producers who were impacted.

1 year ago
Last fall these JBS Five Rivers' steers at the Kuner Feedlot would have entered the traditional JBS packing plant system. With the Fed Cattle Exchange there is a chance for some JBS Five Rivers cattle to be purchased by competing packers, aiding in price discovery for the beef industry.
Farmers Dismayed That USDA Delays Fair Practice Rule

Farmers dismayed that USDA delays fair practice rule

3 years ago
USDA Faces Backlash Over Rules it Says will Help Poultry Growers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed rules on Wednesday it said will help protect chicken producers from mistreatment by the small group of meat companies that control most of the country's production.

3 years ago
White House reviewing GIPSA rule

After a six year period of dormancy, Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack has sent a draft of rules changes to the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) act to the White House for final review.

4 years ago
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GIPSA Proposal Out of Mothballs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has notified livestock industry groups that it will move forward with proposed Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Act (GIPSA) rules proposed in 2010.

4 years ago
Cattle markets crashed, R-CALF wants answers

Cattle futures saw their biggest drop in 34 years at the end of 2015.

4 years ago