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...