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…

State Departments Warn Of Salmonella Cases From Live Poultry

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services and Department of Livestock officials warn that Salmonella cases linked to live poultry are increasing. Salmonella infections aren’t only caused by eating contaminated food they can also come from contact with animals and animal environment including backyard poultry which has become an increasingly popular activity in…