Ban On Packer Ownership Included In Farm Bill
Grassley amendment to ban packer ownership of livestock included in Farm Bill
A longstanding priority of Senator Chuck Grassley’s has passed the Senate Agriculture Committee and was included in the farm bill that will now be debated by the full Senate. Grassley’s amendment makes it unlawful for a packer to own or feed livestock intended for slaughter.
The Packer Ban excludes single pack entities and packers that are too small to participate in the Mandatory Price Reporting program.… Read the rest