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America Returns to the Jungle

A safe and secure food supply is essential to a free society The United States was always able to feed itself. Except for a few non-essentials like coffee, tea and bananas, we were self-sufficient. The British government, along with their … Continue reading

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Letter to Congressman Lamborn Concerning FSA and Recall – A Plea for sanity!

November 5, 2015 U.S. Congressman Doug Lamborn District Office 1125 Kelly Johnson Blvd. Suite 330 Colorado Springs, CO 80920 Dear Congressman Lamborn, USDA has been conducting a Food Safety Assessment (FSA) at Good Food Concepts, owner of Ranch Foods Direct, … Continue reading

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A hamstrung D-11 begins crucial cafeteria cuts to balance underfunded government mandates

By Matthew Schniper @MatthewSchniper | The Colorado Springs Independent “Hey son, what did you have for lunch today at school?” Well, we can tell you one thing Timmy didn’t dine on, if he chose a hamburger, or meatloaf, or pasta … Continue reading

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A look back to 2008 – Restoring Fair Trade, Prosperity and Food Security – a presentation by Mike Callicrate

This presentation made in 2008 is still relevant today JBS is a State sponsored Brazilian meat packer, and now the largest meat packer in the world, as well as the largest beef and poultry packer in the U.S. They are … Continue reading

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Ranchers take on the beef industry over mandatory checkoff payments

By MIKE McGRAW and PEGGY LOWE | Harvest Public Media NEMAHA COUNTY, Kan. – From their small farms set in the rolling hills of northeast Kansas, two ranchers are raising a few cattle — and a lot of Cain. David … Continue reading

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