AMS Extends Comment Period on Proposal to Revise Regulations Under the Packers and Stockyards Act
On November 30, 2022, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service announced an extension of the comment period on a proposed rule to revise regulations under the Packers and Stockyards Act. The purpose of the revisions is to promote inclusive competition and market integrity in livestock, meat, poultry, and live poultry markets. The proposed rule would identify and prohibit retaliatory practices that interfere with lawful communications and other protected activities. It would also identify deceptive practices by contractors or dealers in contract formation, performance, and termination of a contract.
Written comments are now due by January 17, 2022.
- Read the proposed rule.
- Read the notice extending the comment period.
- Submit comments on the proposed rule.
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