Western South Dakota's Only Ranch Station


Ranchers and meat processors from across South Dakota donate to the Black Hills Meat Fest that is held by the Naja Shriner’s to raise money for kids and families to attend summer camps in the Black Hills. (Photo Black Hills Meat Fest)
The producers in the case argued the packers violated antitrust laws, including the Packers and Stockyards Act. They also had complaints against the packers filed in state courts.
These market movements underscore the challenges and volatility faced by livestock markets in the wake of health scares, and the importance of rigorous safety measures to maintain consumer confidence in meat products.
Discover the rich history and transformative changes in U.S. beef cattle production, from early settlers to modern innovations and technology in the industry. Happy Beef Month to all cattlemen and cattlewomen! (Design by Farm Journal, photos by Troy Walz, CAB, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Paige Carlson)
The labels of the affected products don’t obviously bear the Cargill name, the processing plant where the product was produced. Many are branded under the “All Natural” label.
Because the affected products are no longer for sale, the FSIS said a recall was not requested. Instead, the agency has issued a health alert in case consumers have any of the ground beef in their freezer.


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