Neil Mermelstein

Neil H. Mermelstein

May discontinue grading of imported meat products
On July 21, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture announced that it would propose later this summer to restrict the USDA grading of imported beef, lamb, veal, and calf products. Kathleen A. Merrigan, administrator of USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service, said, “The proposed rule will assure U.S. consumers that the USDA grade shield only appears on meat products from livestock processed in the United States.” The National Cattleman’s Beef Association and…

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Neil Mermelstein