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- This Cattleman's Got A Beef
Photo: Sean Cayton - 2003People producing good food from happy animals, while improving the environment, shouldn’t have to fear the government.
Photo above featured in a 2003 article: This cattleman's got a beef, Mike Callicrate and Ranch Foods Direct take on the big meat packers by Kathryn Eastburn
- BIG Food Exposed
- Great Ranches of the West
Purchase Great Ranches of the West for only $34.95 and $20 will go to an Organization or Project of your choice!
"An eye opening and heart touching portrait of a culture and industry that we are in great danger of losing. This book will help readers understand the urgency of preserving the Western ranchlands inhabited by families and rural communities that provide nourishing food for our nation, preserve a healthy natural environment and entrust that great American values will endure."
- Mike Callicrate
An Endangered Species
Every month 1,000 ranches go out of production. It's the national security issue that no one is talking about.
Food Policy & LawE. Coli Confessions Part I
by John Munsell | Oct 11, 2011
Editor's Note: This is the first part in a series written by John Munsell of Miles City, MT, who explains how the small meat plant his family owned for 59 years ran afoul of USDA's meat inspection program. The events he writes about began a decade ago, but remain relevant today.
They say that confession is good for the soul. I've been involved in a series of ugly events since my plant in 2002 recalled 270 pounds of ground beef contaminated with E.coli O157:H7 and now want to admit the embarrassing truth for public review. more
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Category Archives: HSUS
Tail of woe by J. Adrian Stanley | The Colorado Springs Independent Six proposed Colorado ballot initiatives seem to address one humble topic: a cow’s tail. The Humane Society of the United States, animal rights activists, farmers and ranchers such … Continue reading
Talk at The HSUS Annual Membership Meeting By Kevin Fulton | October 18th, 2013 Good morning! I’d like to thank The HSUS leadership for giving me this opportunity to convey my thoughts today. I’m truly honored to be a part … Continue reading
China, Russia and many countries in the European Union have banned drugs still allowed in the U.S. by: All Things Considered | Peggy Lowe Tyson Foods said it will stop using the controversial drug, which fattens cattle, because of potential … Continue reading
The Humane Society of the United States has teamed up with Academy Award-winning Aardman Studios to create A Pig’s Tail, a short but compelling animated film about a pig’s perspective of factory farming. This film gives a taste of how … Continue reading
I never liked being taxed to fund “Government Speech,” so OCM’s lawsuit against U.S.D.A and it’s mismanagement of the cow-tax was the best news I’ve heard this long, hot, dry summer. And if Callicrate was sharp enough to con HSUS … Continue reading