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NCBA on the Real MEAT Act

Dan Beef, Cattle

Last week, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) applauded the bipartisan introduction of the Real MEAT (Marketing Edible Artificials Truthfully) Act of 2019. The Real Meat Act will codify the definition of beef for labeling purposes, reinforce existing misbranding provisions to eliminate consumer confusion and enhance the Federal Government’s ability to enforce the law. NCBA Senior Director of Government Affairs, Danielle Beck, discusses the …

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NCBA Applauds Introduction of Livestock Risk Management and Education Act

Dan Cattle, Education, Industry News Release

WASHINGTON (NCBA-Oct. 22, 2019) — Todd Wilkinson, South Dakota cattle producer and NCBA Policy Division Vice Chair, released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Livestock Risk Management and Education Act by U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.):  “NCBA applauds Representative Dusty Johnson’s introduction of the Livestock Risk Management and Education Act yesterday on the House floor. This …

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NCBA President Urges Producers to Be Involved

Dan Cattle

New National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President, Jennifer Houston from Sweetwater, Tennessee, urges cattle producers who are not active in their local, state or national associations to be involved. Houston has been active in the beef industry for more than 30 years, first serving at the state level then being elected to positions in national posts. She has been an NCBA board …

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NCBA Past-President Discusses Fake Meat in Orlando

Dan Beef, Cattle

The 2019 Commodity Classic kicks off February 28th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Ahead of the event, is the annual Bayer AgVocacy Forum, where one of the topics discussed was what does the future of agriculture look like? That included the topic of fake meat, an issue the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) has made one …

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NCBA Announces Campaign for “Fake Meat Facts”

Dan Beef, Industry News Release

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) launched a new campaign highlighting critical questions about the production of lab-grown fake meat. The Fake Meat Facts campaign will shine a spotlight on the many unknowns that the federal government must clarify before finalizing the regulatory framework for these emerging products.   “The federal government is moving in the right direction on lab-grown fake meat oversight, …

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Cattlemen to Discuss Policy Issues

Dan Cattle

The 2019 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show officially starts Wednesday, in New Orleans, Louisiana. While there are a lot of fun events and of course a big trade show to walk through, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Colin Woodall, notes there is a lot of business that takes place during the annual event, which …