In July 2009, GIPSA responded to R-CALF USA's complaint and indicated an investigation would proceed into the allegations of anticompetitive practices.
45 (2002) (statement of Herman Schumacher, Director of R-CALF USA).
(134.) See Memorandum from R-CALF USA to GIPSA, Anticompetitive Practices Occurring in the U.S.
(136.) See Letter from GIPSA to R-CALF USA (July 10, 2009) (on file with South Dakota Law Review).
(148.) See Livestock Market Briefs, R-CALF USA (Oct.
R-CALF urges USDA to tighten restrictions on imports of Canadian cattle, beef: Responding to recent reports that Canada has discovered another cow that had contracted BSE (also known as mad cow disease), the organization R-CALF USA
joined 75 other organizations to request that USDA tighten import requirements for Canadian cattle and beef entering the United States.