WSGA calls for DOJ Investigation
Wyoming Stock Growers Association join 22 other state cattle associations in call for investigation into beef pricing margins
April 22, 2020
This week, the Wyoming Stock Growers Association (WSGA) joined with 22 other state cattle associations across America in sending a letter to U. S. Attorney General William Barr expressing “the need for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to work with more intent and with sharper timelines with the USDA Packers and Stockyards Division regarding an investigation of beef pricing margins.” WSGA requested that “the evidence of any fraudulent business practices within the meatpacking industry be identified quickly and rectified immediately.”
Two recent market situations prompted the call for...