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By Tim Leeds 

Calls again go out for inquiry, action on meatpacking industry

Members of Congress, governors, call for anti-trust investigation


Last updated 6/3/2021 at 11:19am

Montana political leaders are again joining others around the country asking the U.S. Department of Justice to take action on allegations that the “stranglehold” large meatpackers have over the beef processing market violate U.S. antritrust laws, although some say that is not enough.

Montana’s Sens. Jon Tester, a Democrat, and Steve Daines, a Republican, and Montana’s Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Rosendale are signing off on a bipartisan letter members of Congress sent to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland calling for an investigation.

Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte joined a group of...

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