08.05.21

Daines Introduces Bill to Support Made in Montana Beef

U.S. SENATE—U.S. Senator Steve Daines today introduced the “USA Beef Act,” to ensure only beef products from cattle born, raised and slaughtered in the United States can use the “Product of USA” label.

“Montana ranchers produce the best beef in the world,” Daines said. “Montana ranchers deserve to receive a fair price for their beef, and Montana families at the store deserve to know the quality of what they are buying. More accurate labeling is a win for all Montanans.”

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Download a video statement HERE.

Background:

Current United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) rules allow for foreign beef raised in other countries to receive this label. This bill outlaws this current practice and restores integrity to a currently misleading, but ultimately valuable tool for consumers and cattle producers. 

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Contact: Katherine McKeoghKatie Schoettler