Tester’s Meat Packing Investigator Act Gains Support From Ag Secretary

Tuesday, Senator Jon Tester secured support from the Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack for his bipartisan Meat Packing Special Investigator Act which will create an Office of the Special Investigator for Competition Matters in the Department of Agriculture to investigate anti-competitive actions by meat packers and secure America’s food security  following the $11 million ransomware…

Senator Tester Announces Bill For Monitoring Practices In Meatpacking Industry

Senator Jon Tester, along with Iowa’s Chuck Grassley and South Dakota’s Mike Rounds, have announced the Meat Packing Instigator Act, which addresses anticompetitive policies in the meat and poultry industries. According to Tester, this will help prevent further threats to the nation’s food supply and natural security following the recent ransomware attack on JBS meatpacking…