NFFC’s Comments to USDA on Proposed Undue Preference Rule
The proposed criteria are inadequate and vague, failing to address significant and harmful practices in the livestock industry that are both anti-competitive and detrimental to farmer livelihoods.
Joint Letter to USDA Requesting Captive Supply Rulemaking – February 1, 2011
Based on testimonies and information gathered during the 2010 competition workshops, 85 organizations confirm the urgent need for USDA-GIPSA to exercise its preexisting authority under the Packers and Stockyards Act to address a disastrous loss of competition.
Joint Letter to House Agriculture Committee Supporting USDA-GIPSA Proposed Rule – July 23, 2010
We urge all Members of the House Agriculture Committee and the Congress as a whole to protect a just, transparent, and robustly competitive marketplace for livestock and poultry producers and the rural communities they support. The USDA-GIPSA rulemaking process is critical to the achievement of that goal.