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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
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- Great Ranches of the West
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"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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“This is perhaps the most important podcast @SBakerMD has ever put out. If you care about the quality of your food, and the safety of your food supply, this is required listening.” – Philip Mason Mike Callicrate – MeatRx Community … Continue reading
The May 20th, 2020 USDA retail beef value was reported at $7.58 per pound, up $1.41 per pound from a year ago. Live cattle slaughter weights were reported at 1,370 pounds. Retail beef yield from a 1,370 pound steer or … Continue reading
May 26, 2010 What happened to the meat? The Barnes and Noble Test By Mike Callicrate NCBA and Beef Checkoff taking credit for developing new products and building beef demand is as ridiculous as a company like BP claiming to … Continue reading
The Flemingsburg Gazette – Group discusses problems facing cattlemen Posted on May 15, 2003 by Mike Callicrate The Flemingsburg Gazette, Thursday, May 15, 2003 by Guy Townsend, Publisher “You’ve been driven to work at Wal-Mart in the morning, McDonald’s in … Continue reading
Kroger, one of the largest food retailers, and a member of the meatpacker/retailer shared monopoly, just announced that their already low-paid workers are losing their “Hero” pay. Like Kroger, Walmart, Albertson’s/Safeway and Costco, the big meatpackers were already raking in … Continue reading