Local Cattle Producers Have a Beef with Congress
May 27, 2020
Since 1899, “to have a beef” has indicated more than just owning cattle, taking on significance outside the field or corral and meaning to harbor a complaint, grievance, or objection.
Today, those who raise cattle and many who eat beef have a beef with the fact that they may not be eating meat raised in the United States. According to Bill Bullard, CEO of Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund United Stockgrowers of America (R-CALF USA), if a consumer buys off the grocery store shelf, the chances are very high that such beef is from South America or even Africa.
Because of that possibili...