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Rick Worthington Fake Meat Bills
by Rick Worthington, click here for bio

Program: Farm and Ranch Report
Date: June 14, 2018

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Like a good chess player, in order to win, you have to be able to look a few moves ahead and predict your opponents moves...

Ranchers are looking at tomorrows issues and trying to do the same, before those issues cost them and hit the market.

This is especially true as Ranchers continue to attempt to pass legislation in Washington DC on the issue of Fake Meat..

Collin Woodall is with the National Cattlemen's Beef Association and explains.

"Something that the industry is seen as an issue for quite some time they've seen it Brewing we didn't want to be in a situation like our friends the milk industry found themselves we're by the time the product started coming to Market is really too late to address their used to turn milk we're trying to get ahead of that especially with the lab culture product talk about it and as such we now have policy allows us to come up to Capitol Hill and work on the issue."

Missouri might be the first state to enact legislation that requires labeling of plant-based and lab-grown meat to be clear when compared to meat from livestock. Five other states are also looking to pass similar legislation.

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