Cattle industry groups are offering a mixed response to the Senate Ag Committee’s passage of the Cattle Price Transparency Act of 2022 and the Meat and Poultry Special Investigator Act. In a statement, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association said the heavy-handed mandates will stifle innovation and limit marketing opportunities in the cattle industry. The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association said a vote against the bills are a vote for the status quo and members cannot wait for another calf cycle to get significant market return.
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