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Speak Your Piece: ‘Beef Tax’ Abuse

EDITOR’S NOTE: Siddhartha Mahanta of the New America Foundation says one of the reasons the Obama administration dropped antitrust action against meatpackers was because of the political power wielded by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a trade group supported by a federally mandated marketing fee that ra nchers must pay on each head of cattle. +++ Imagine if […]