MFU Applauds Governor Bullock for Finding Common Sense Solution to Help Feed Montanans

MFU Applauds Governor Bullock for Finding Common Sense Solution to Help Feed Montanans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 29, 2020

Great Falls, MT- In response to Governor Bullock’s letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue requesting allowance for in-state custom meat processing Montana Farmers Union President Walter Schweitzer issued the following statement:

“MFU appreciates Governor Bullock working on common sense regulations and oversight to allow our custom butchers to help feed Montanans during this time of crisis. I am certain our local butchers will process quality meat that will be as safe or safer than the multinational packers especially the plants that are mixing in foreign beef.”

According to a press release issued by the Governor’s office USDA has not allowed local meat markets to process donated local livestock for institutions and food banks.

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