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, the Producer Code for Cattle Care , and the Humane Slaughter Act of 1958. The “ Producer Code for Cattle Care ,” first developed in 1996, reinforces the industry’s strong stance against animal cruelty or neglect. It contains a comprehensive set of sound production practices and states that “persons who willfully mistreat animals will not be tolerated.” Once cattle leave farms, ranches and feedlots across the country,
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Unformatted text preview: beef producers have two expectations: those animals are treated humanely and that every step is taken to produce safe beef. Federal meat inspectors assure that meatpacking plants abide by the Humane Slaughter Act of 1958, which dictates strict animal handling and slaughtering standards. All of these go toward giving animals the proper care that is needed and due to them....
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