Navigation Links
R-CALF United Stockgrowers of America: 'Fighting for the U.S. Cattle Producer'
Date:10/31/2007

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by R-CALF United Stockgrowers of America:

WHAT: R-CALF USA will hold a news conference about the lawsuit it and 10 other plaintiffs filed against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to prevent the agency from allowing into the United States older Canadian cattle and beef products from Canadian cattle over 30 months (OTM) of age, scheduled to begin Nov. 19. The plaintiffs maintain that Canada's problems with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, pose a threat both to the health of the U.S. cattle herd and to U.S. beef consumers.

WHEN: 9 a.m. EDT, West Room, National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

HOW: To participate, reporters can call 1-800-926-6734.

PLAINTIFFS who will be present:

R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard

Consumer Federation of America's Food Policy Institute Director Chris Waldrop

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation President Florence Kranitz

South Dakota Stockgrowers Association President Larry Nelson

R-CALF USA Counsel Russ Frye

R-CALF USA Counsel Will Miller

BACKGROUND NEWS RELEASE available under the "News Releases" link at

http://www.r-calfusa.com, or by contacting R-CALF USA Communications Coordinator Shae Dodson.

PLAINTIFFS unable to attend:

Food & Water Watch

Center for Food Safety

Public Citizen

South Dakota cattle producers Herman Schumacher, Bob Mack, Ernie Mertz and Wayne Nelson

To arrange interviews with plaintiffs not in attendance, contact Dodson at the e-mail address or phone number above.

R-CALF USA (Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of America) is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring the continued profitability and viability of the U.S. cattle industry. R-CALF USA represents thousands of U.S. cattle producers on trade and marketing issues. Members are located across 47 states and are primarily cow/calf operators, cattle backgrounders, and/or feedlot owners. R-CALF USA has more than 60 affiliate organizations and various main-street businesses are associate members. For more information, visit http://www.r-calfusa.com or, call 406-252-2516.

Contact: Shae Dodson, Communications Coordinator

Phone: 406-672-8969; email: sdodson@r-calfusa.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE R-CALF United Stockgrowers of America
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. MediGene Announces Cancer-Fighting Virus Shows Promise in Early Clinical Trial
2. New Drugs in Multinational Study Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV
3. Neuroblastoma Expert Reviews Progress and Challenges in Fighting Difficult Pediatric Cancer
4. Alzheimers Drug Shows Promise in Fighting Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/12/2017)... , Oct. 12, 2017   Divoti USA ... up to the standard of the latest FDA requirements, which stipulates ... Anyone in need of Medical ID jewelry such as ... Jewelry are engraved in terms of the new FDA ... Divoti offers this ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... Texas , Oct. 11, 2017  True ... services, has amplified its effort during National Breast ... about hereditary cancer risks. ... of Clinical Oncology calculated that more than 10 ... have inherited mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 and have ...
(Date:10/7/2017)...   Provista, a proven leader in the ... purchasing power, today announced a new resource area on ... is the online home for case studies, articles ... news releases, slideshows and events. ... resources at their fingertips, viewers can also watch short ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Coveros, a ... has been awarded a contract by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services ... accelerate the enterprise use of Agile methodologies in a consistent and high value ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... Francisco, CA (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 ... ... Dr. Cheng, are now treating sleep apnea using cutting-edge Oventus O2Vent ... apnea, a serious sleep disorder characterized by frequent cessation in breathing. Oral appliances ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) will present the 2017 Morris F. ... AMIA’s Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is taking place ... the field of medical informatics, this prestigious award is presented to an individual whose ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... HMP , a leader in healthcare ... Folio Magazine Eddie Digital Award for ‘Best B-to-B Healthcare Website.’ Winners were announced during ... , The annual award competition recognizes editorial and design excellence across a range of ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... Health Literacy Innovations (HLI), creator of ... and the Cancer Patient Education Network (CPEN), an independent professional organization that shares ... strategic alliance. , As CPEN’s strategic partner, HLI will help support CPEN ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):