Beef Value Chain Involved in Sustainability Efforts

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We recently told you that the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) had released their first-ever National Framework for Beef Sustainability, which officially opened a 60-day public comment period on the group’s Sustainability Framework. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Director for Sustainability, Ashley McDonald, explains who all is involved with the USRSB. Beef Value Chain Involved in Sustainability Efforts …

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World Meat Congress Preview

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The 2018 World Meat Congress is coming to Dallas, Texas, May 31-June 1. This event, which is the premier gathering of red meat industry leaders from across the globe, is hosted by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) and the International Meat Secretariat. Joe Schuele has a preview of this big event. World Meat Congress Preview

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Celebrating Beef Month in Florida

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We’ve reached the midway point of May Beef Month in Florida, and the Beef Checkoff has been busy with various ways of promoting the beef industry in the state. Allyson Trimble, Florida Beef Council director of beef marketing and promotions, says she is in the middle of a month-long social media campaign. Celebrating Beef Month in Florida

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Positive “Fake Meat” Provisions in Pending Legislation

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Last week there was action in the U.S House concerning “Fake Meat” products. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Director of Government Affairs, Danielle Beck, discusses language in the U.S. House Agriculture Appropriations bill that would give the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture jurisdiction over lab-grown “meat” products. Positive “Fake Meat” Provisions in Pending Legislation

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Cattle Producers Fighting Fake Meat Products

Dan Beef

Last month, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) submitted official comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) outlining key principles for the regulation of fake meat products. The comments were filed to encourage USDA to look beyond modifying “standards of identity” in order to provide adequate protection for beef producers and consumers. Jennifer Houston, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association president-elect, …

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Florida Cattleman Donates Cow to UF Campus Food Pantry

Dan Beef, Cattle, Economy, Education, Industry News Release

At the University of Florida, 16 percent of those who visited the on-campus Alan and Cathy Hitchcock Field and Fork pantry mentioned the service was their sole source of food when they needed temporary assistance. While students working with the Field and Fork student gardens grow fresh seasonal vegetables for pantry users, the pantry runs low on protein sources. When …