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Call to Action #KeepCool

Posted on: February 18, 2015   |   Categories: Meat Labeling, News Releases

February 18, 2015 – By #South Dakota Farmer Union As COOL supporters celebrate the recent dismissal of the U.S. District Court lawsuit on Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL); the multinational meatpacking industry and their allies who filed the lawsuit are lobbying YOUR South Dakota Legislators and Congressional Leaders.  Don’t let their money and influence take away American consumer’s right to […]

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Mad Cow Disease in Canada Affirms Need for COOL

Posted on: February 13, 2015   |   Categories: Meat Labeling, News Releases

February 13, 2015 – By #South Dakota Farmer UnionThe recent case of Mad Cow disease confirmed in Canada affirms the value of COOL (County-of-Origin-Labeling) to protect Americans’ meat supply, said Doug Sombke South Dakota Farmers Union President. “Do you really want your lawmakers to repeal a law that tells you where your food comes from? In light of […]

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COOL Lawsuit Dropped

Posted on: February 12, 2015   |   Categories: Meat Labeling, News Releases

February 12, 2015 – By #South Dakota Farmer Union South Dakota Farmers Union, Cattle Producers & Consumers Praise U.S. Dist. Court Decision to Dismiss COOL Lawsuit South Dakota Farmers Union President, Doug Sombke, praised the Feb. 9, 2015 dismissal of the U.S. District Court lawsuit on Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL), filed by the multinational meatpacking industry and their allies in […]

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South Dakota Farmers Union, Cattle Producers & Consumers Praise U.S. Dist. Court Decision to Dismiss COOL Lawsuit

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South Dakota Farmers Union President, Doug Sombke, praised the Feb. 9, 2015 dismissal of the U.S. District Court lawsuit on Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL), filed by the multinational meatpacking industry and their allies in an attempt to stop the USDA from implementing the very popular labeling law. “COOL is designed to protect the rights of American […]

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South Dakota Farmers Union Praises U.S. Dist. Court Decision to Dismiss COOL Lawsuit

Posted on: February 10, 2015   |   Categories: Meat Labeling, News Releases

HURON, S.D. – South Dakota Farmers Union President, Doug Sombke praised the Feb. 9, 2015 dismissal of the U.S. District Court lawsuit on Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL), filed by the multinational meatpacking industry and their allies in an attempt to stop the USDA from implementing the very popular labeling law. “COOL is designed to protect the rights […]

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S.D. Farmers Union says Renewable Fuels Standard Reform Act Will Negatively Impact SD Farmers, Rural Communities & Ethanol Industry

Posted on: February 9, 2015   |   Categories: E30, News Releases

HURON, S.D. – The Renewable Fuels Standard Reform Act released yesterday could have a negative impact on South Dakota’s farmers, rural communities and ethanol industry if the recommendations become law, said Doug Sombke, President of South Dakota Farmers Union. In the report, it is recommended an end to ethanol subsidies, which are included as part […]

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