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R-CALF USA requests investigation into meatpackers' sheep procurement practices
BILLINGS, Mont. - In a letter sent on Oct. 31 to Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, R-CALF USA wrote that it strongly supports the bipartisan congressional requests for an investigation into the sheep procurement practices of meatpackers. Members of Congress who made the request are Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD) and Sen. John Thune (R-SD), Max Baucus (D-MT), Tim Johnson (D-SD), Jon Tester (D-MT), John Hoeven (R-ND), Kent Conrad (D-ND), Mike Enzi (R-WY) and John Barrasso (R-WY).
November 9, 2012