The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Harry Fones
Office of Representative Rosendale 

Reps. Rosendale and Khanna Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Support U.S. Ranchers


August 11, 2021

Representative Rosendale (R-MT) along with Representative Khanna (D-CA) introduced the USA Beef Act to support American ranchers. This legislation is a companion bill to Senator Rounds’ (R-SD) legislation introduced today in the Senate.

This bipartisan bill would amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act to ensure that any beef labeled a “Product of U.S.A.” is in-fact a product exclusively born, raised, and slaughtered in the United States.

Under current law, meatpackers are allowed to import cattle raised in foreign countries, slaughter and package them in the United States, and then sen...

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