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GIPSA proposal slammed by FTC commissioner

The USDA GIPSA proposal billed as bringing “clarity” to regulations enforcing the Packers and Stockyards Act is receiving opposition from some prominent government officials, including a commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission and eight state attorneys general.
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Chickens

GIPSA reboot coming this fall

The Agriculture Department is taking another shot at rewriting regulations restricting how meat and poultry processors can treat producers, and familiar battle lines are being redrawn ahead of an anticipated release.
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Chickens

Chicken industry sees trade, ‘animal rights’ concerns

Chicken industry executives had a lot to celebrate at their annual meeting in Washington last week. Their product sales continue to increase at home and abroad. But members of the National Chicken Council remain nervous about uncertain trade policy, a legal workforce, and attacks by animal welfare activists.


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USDA to withdraw GIPSA rule

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 – The Department of Agriculture is planning to withdraw an interim final rule from the Obama administration that would have set proof of harm standards under the Packers and Stockyards Act.
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