Posted by on Sep 22, 2009 in Releases | 0 comments

Over 90 Farm, Consumer and Other Groups Request Zero Funding for Animal ID Program (9.22.09) - Over 90 organizations representing conventional farmers and ranchers, organic farmers, property rights activists, and consumers have sent a letter to Senate and House conferees for the Agriculture Appropriations bill urging them to zero out funding for the National Animal Identification System for 2010. NAIS will place undue burdens on America’s...

Read More

Posted by on Sep 22, 2009 in Releases | 0 comments

Over 90 Farm, Consumer and Other Groups Request Zero Funding for Animal ID Program (9.22.09) - Over 90 organizations representing conventional farmers and ranchers, organic farmers, property rights activists, and consumers have sent a letter to Senate and House conferees for the Agriculture Appropriations bill urging them to zero out funding for the National Animal Identification System for 2010. NAIS will place undue burdens on America’s...

Read More

Posted by on Jul 8, 2009 in Releases | 0 comments

July 8: Family Farmers, Ranchers and Consumers Demand U.S. Senate Remove Funding for NAIS (07.08.09) - Over 80 organizations send a letter to the U.S. House and Senate asking the funding for NAIS be zeroed out for 2010. While the House does not include new funding for the failed Animal ID program, the Senate included $14 million for it. Groups applaud Sen. Jon Tester’s efforts to amend the bill to halt additional funding. Read the...

Read More

Posted by on Mar 12, 2009 in Releases | 0 comments

March 12: U.S. Family Farmers, Ranchers and Consumers Criticize NAIS as Threat to Farmer Livelihoods and Local Food Systems (03.12.09) - The House Agriculture Subcommittee on Dairy, Livestock and Poultry held a hearing March 11 examining implementation of NAIS. Congressional representatives failed to understand that NAIS will neither address animal disease nor food...

Read More
TwitterFacebook