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April 13, 2017

NCC commends USDA for extension of GIPSA interim final rule

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 go into effect on April 22.  “With this extension notice, it is clear the administration has recognized this is a complicated and controversial issue with deep economic consequences for American poultry and livestock producers,” said National Chicken Council (NCC) President Mike Brown. Read more 

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