Category Archives: GIPSA

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04/11/17 - NCC Commends USDA for Extension of GIPSA Interim Final Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today it is extending the implementation date 180 days for the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration’s (GIPSA) interim final rule on competitive injury.  The interim final rule was scheduled to … Read More >

03/24/17 - NCC Calls for Withdrawal of Draconian ‘GIPSA Rules’

Midnight regulations would inflict billions of dollars of economic harm to American agriculture WASHINGTON, D.C. – In comments filed today with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA), the National Chicken Council (NCC) explained in … Read More >

12/14/16 - Obama Administration Strangles Poultry and Livestock Producers with New, Controversial Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) today announced controversial regulations in the waning days of the Obama administration that threaten to upend the structure of the livestock and poultry industries, raise … Read More >

04/19/16 - House Committee Votes to Prevent USDA Regulatory Overreach

Attribute to Mike Brown, president, National Chicken Council Republicans and Democrats in Congress for several years have enacted legislation that corrects regulatory overreach on the part of the Obama administration that has kept the Grain Inspection Packers and Stockyards Administration … Read More >

02/20/14 - New NCC Website Opens the Door to Poultry Production

‘Chicken Roost’ to serve as source for consumers WASHINGTON — The National Chicken Council (NCC) has launched a new website, www.ChickenRoost.com, which features information on issues such as animal welfare, food safety, environmental stewardship, antibiotic use and the modern partnership … Read More >

12/22/11 - National Chicken Council and U.S. Poultry and Egg Association’s official comments filed on the proposed rule

Download PDF: National Chicken Council and U.S. Poultry and Egg Association’s official comments filed on the proposed rule

12/22/11 - GIPSA Final Rule

Download PDF: GIPSA Final Rule

05/19/11 - 147 Members of Congress Urge Vilsack To Withdraw Proposed GIPSA Rule

More than one-third of the members of the House of Representatives have called on Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to go back to the drawing board with a rule on the marketing of livestock and poultry proposed by the U.S. … Read More >

05/19/11 - List of Members of Congress Signing Letter to Secretary Vilsack

Download PDF: List of Members of Congress Signing Letter to Secretary Vilsack

05/18/11 - Letter to Secretary Vilsack Urging Withdrawal of Proposed GIPSA Rule

Download PDF: Letter to Secretary Vilsack Urging Withdrawal of Proposed GIPSA Rule

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