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NCBA Pushes Congress to Address Areas of Concern in the Cattle Industry

NCBA Pushes Congress to Address Areas of Concern in the Cattle Industry


Today, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) led a letter with the support of 37 affiliate state cattle organizations, including the Washington Cattlemen's Association, urging the leadership of the U.S. Senate and House Agriculture Committees to address critical areas of concern in the cattle and beef industry.

Specifically, NCBA pushed Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Sen. John Boozman (R-AR), Rep. David Scott (D-GA-13), and Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA-15) to consider swift Congressional action to


- Expand beef processing capacity

- Broaden labor policies to strengthen the beef processing workforce

- Increase transparency in cattle markets by reauthorizing Livestock - - - Mandatory Reporting (LMR)

- Support industry efforts to reform “Product of the USA” generic labeling

- Ensure proper oversight of cattle market players by concluding the ongoing U.S. Department of Justice investigation into the meatpacking sector

Read the official press release: https://www.ncba.org/newsreleases.aspx?newsid=7486


Read the letter: https://mcusercontent.com/3ac0220907d479b33ff07dbbc/files/34fca83e-1cfd-03ec-1cf9-ba76e2757bae/NCBAAffiliateLetter5.25.21FINAL.01.pdf

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