LATEST NEWS FROM GIPSA

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11:52AM Jan 14, 2020

Beef Packers Seek Dismissal Of Antitrust Lawsuit

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Lawyers for America’s largest beef packing companies asked a federal judge on Friday to dismiss the class action suit filed against them by a group of ranchers last year.

14:47PM Oct 29, 2019

Beef Packers Face Another Antitrust Lawsuit

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

America’s four largest beef packers face another lawsuit claiming antitrust violations since 2015, this one filed by a California distributor seeking treble damages.

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12:24PM Aug 09, 2019

Packer Antitrust Lawsuits Dismissed, Dates Set In Others

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Antitrust lawsuits against several large U.S. pork packers were dismissed on Thursday, while key court dates were set in the antitrust suits against beef packers.

21:57PM Dec 17, 2018

JBS Fined $50,000 for Incorrect Recording of Carcass Weights, Grades

Wyatt Bechtel
Associate Editor

After a software error caused beef carcasses to be inaccurately reported for grades and weights, JBS is a paying a fine and reimbursing producers who were impacted.

11:22AM Oct 04, 2018

USDA to Reopen Obama-Era GIPSA Rules in 2019

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

USDA intends to reopen the rulemaking process for the “Farmer Fair Practices Rules” in the spring of 2019. The rule will affect how producers work with meatpacking and processing companies.

23:40PM Dec 19, 2017

Farmers Sue to Reinstate Obama Lawsuit Rule Trump Killed

Bloomberg
Wire Service

Chicken growers would have had more leverage in antitrust claims against big agriculture. Now they feel betrayed.

21:44PM Oct 25, 2017

Trump Administration Chooses Big Meat Over Little Farmers

Bloomberg
Wire Service

Rural Americans voted for him, but he didn’t return the favor when it came to an Obama rule meant to level the playing field.