Two Democrats and Two Republicans will introduce legislation in September that would make it mandatory to label where beef sold in American grocery stores really comes from.
CPA supports country of origin labeling for beef. That wasn’t top of mind for the Congress this week. But both Houses recognized in hearings on Wednesday that corporate control and centralization is bad for small to midsized ranchers.
Two Senators, one Democrat and one Republican, make a desperate plea to others in the Senate to get the Attorney General to investigate a meat packing monopoly they say is substituting American beef for cheaper imports. Yet, prices still rising.
A look at the destructive pricing pressures on American cattle ranchers, and the minority and tribal groups that depend on them. Are we outsourcing cattle ranching in the name of climate change?
For Katherine Tai and the Biden administration, environmentalism is going to be the core of trade policy. How does that square with heavy polluters like India and China?
On day two of the CPA Annual Conference, three members of Congress tout origin labeling on everything from food to leather boots. More importantly, a call to fix Buy American Act rules once and for all.
Sends letter to U.S. Trade Representative in support of Section 301 Trade Case Sends letter to U.S. Trade Representative in support of Section 301 Trade Case Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) has submitted comments to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in support of an investigation into Vietnam’s deliberate currency undervaluation.…
By Kenneth Rapoza, CPA Industry Analyst Score one for the local pharmaceutical industry. FDA’s essential medicine and critical inputs list gives domestic producers a a sense of exactly what government procurement contracts will place under Buy America provisions. The Food & Drug Administration released a massive list of essential medicines and critical inputs on Friday…
By Kenneth Rapoza, CPA Industry Analyst Why are we dependent on China’s pig population for a critical animal source material used in making heparin? Bovine heparin is the way to ween ourselves from that part of the medical supply chain, currently over-reliant on China. It is found in hospital crash carts, is one of the…