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NCBA Comments on “Fake Meat” Oversight

Dan Beef, Industry News Release

Danielle Beck, director of government affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) advocated for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to oversee lab-grown fake-meat products. She spoke during a meeting hosted by the Food and Drug Administration. The goal of the meeting was to give interested parties and the public a chance to comment on the technology and regulations …

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NCBA President Discusses Farm Bill

Dan Beef, Farm Bill

Many eyes are on both the U.S. Senate and House this week to see what action may take place concerning the Farm Bill. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President, Kevin Kester, is in the Southeast this week attending the 2018 Florida Cattlemen’s Association Convention. He told Southeast AgNet that if everything goes as expected, by September 30th we could have a new farm …

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FDA to Hold Fake Meat Public Meeting

Dan Beef, Industry News Release

The Food and Drug Administration is seeking public comment on fake meat, or foods produced using animal cell culture technology. The FDA will hold a public meeting next month to gather comments. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says the organization will participate in the public meeting, and will advocate for Department of Agriculture oversight of lab-grown fake meat products. NCBA …

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NCBA Breaks Barriers During Meat Congress

Dan Beef, Cattle

The World Meat Congress occurs once every two years, and for the first time in 25 years, the congress took place in the United States. Hosted by the International Meat Secretariat and the U.S. Meat Export Federation, the congress took place May 30 to June 1 in Dallas, Texas. Marty Smith, vice president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), …

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NCBA Attends World Meat Congress

Dan Beef, Cattle

The World Meat Congress occurs once every two years, and for the first time in 25 years, the congress took place in the United States. Marty Smith, vice president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), was happy to attend this one-of-a-kind event. The event is sponsored by the International Meat Secretariat. Smith, a rancher and attorney from Wacahoota, Florida, says this …

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New Hours of Service Bill in U.S. Senate

Dan Cattle, Livestock

Last week, a new bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate that basically reforms federal Hours of Service (HOS) rules in a way that ensures animal welfare, highway safety and the well-being of livestock haulers. The Transporting Livestock Across America Safely (TLAAS) Act was introduced by 10 senators. Allison Rivera, executive director of government affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association …

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Cattle Groups Applaud Introduction of Livestock Hauling Bill

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, as well as the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association, were both pleased with the introduction of the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act on Wednesday. The NCBA says the legislation will reform the Hours of Service Rules in a way that ensures animal welfare, highway safety, and the well-being of livestock haulers. NCBA President and California producer …

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NCBA Applauds Introduction of Legislation Addressing Hours of Service Changes for Livestock Haulers

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

Group Calls For Passage of TLAAS Act Before Oct. 1 ELD Deadline The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association applauded the introduction of the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely (TLAAS) Act, saying it would reform federal Hours of Service (HOS) rules in a way that ensures animal welfare, highway safety, and the well-being of livestock haulers. The bill was introduced today by …