Free trade is free trade.
A "free trade" treaty is 8,000 pages of EXCEPTIONS to free trade.
people who love their Jimmy Dean samwiches best stay away from a slaughterhouse tour,, not for the squeamish.. but who knows,, do veggies cry?
If a stamp of “Slaughtered in America” means the meat is not horse meat, I am for it. There has been a rash of food sold in other countries that rather than beef, it is horse meat, or dog. Our FDA takes a dim view of that meat being sold in America.
labeling a meat product by where its been birthed/ raised/ slaughtered/ packaged works for me
especially in the days where they are mixing horse (and other) meats into hamburger and sausage.
if you want to be sure, I believe kosher meat is the way to go
Cloward and Piven redux. Kill all free market businesses by overloading with regulations.
Another reason why the Dept. of Agriculture should be on the chopping block for budget cuts along with the EPA, GSA and FCC. I’m surprised that the Dept of agriculture isn’t requiring all foods to be halal certified. Just give them time.
“Government-wide federal spending cuts known as the sequester are already threatening to hit the meat industry. “
That is all I needed to see, to make me go blind.
I wonder if cougar is any good to eat. A cougar was seen taking off with one of my ducks a few days ago. The local Game cop told me that they make great sausage and pepperoni. ;>)
By making things more costly to produce, it’s more likely horse meat will be a cost saving tactic.
I pay a little more already for fish NOT farm raised in China.
I’d pay more for pork products not slaughtered and processed in China as well.
Totally worth it IMO.
Labeling requirements and their enforcement is a rare area that libertarians can support government mandates.
Picked up a package of rabbit in the meat cooler at the local market yesterday. It was labeled “Product of China”. Put that back real quick.
Relying on a Socialist Obama to amend Free Trade Communism
Of course, most Free Trader Communists are too ignorant to realize that Obama, and most liberal Democrats, are Free Trade supporters. Free Trade is a Liberal idea
No wonder why our country is going down the dump hole
There making the prices skyrocket on purpose. Between sequester, and this action they might just get the reaction from the people they want. They own the press, and they will spin it the Republicans are to blame.
There’s no sense in allowing importing frauds to deceive customers about meat was slaughtered in another country by possibly unfriendly foreigners under possibly unsanitary conditions.