Provides an overview of animal agriculture industry, and reviews various issues of importance during the 108th Congress. Discusses industry economic situation and structure; efforts to ban packer ownership of livestock; mandatory price reporting; country-of-origin labeling; disaster aid and economic assistance; commodity promotion (check-off) programs; meat and poultry disputes with Russia, Mexico, the EU, and Japan; status of trade agreement negotiations; environmental issues; food safety; antibiotics in animal feed; "mad cow" disease; animal identification and meat traceability; and humane treatment of farm animals.
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