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

By LYNDSAY BRUNO
MFU Director of Communications 

Montana Farmers Union Encouraged by Administration's Commitment to a Resilient Food Supply Chain

 

September 15, 2021



At a White House Press Briefing this week, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and director of the National Economic Council Brian Deese discussed the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to strengthening enforcement of the Packers and Stockyards Act and creating a more resilient food supply chain.

This announcement comes as “Gross profits for some of the leading beef, poultry, and pork processors are at their highest levels in history, while American producers lose money on their products and consumers face lofty food prices in grocery stores.

Food resiliency is a top priority fo...



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