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Farm Progress America, May 26, 2022

Max Armstrong reports on a move to enhance enforcement of the Packers and Stockyards Act.

Max Armstrong looks at the Meat Packing Special Investigator Act moving through Congress now. It would create a new office of the Special Investigator for Competition Matters in the Packers and Stockyards Commission. The bill does not have unanimous support, but being pushed by a Virginia Democrat because of groups concerned about the enforcement of the Packers and Stockyards Act. Max shares insight from the lawmaker and the push for the new office.

Max Armstrong's Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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