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April 30, 2010

USDA to Hold Public Meetings on Animal ID 

USDA is holding three public meetings on Animal Identification in Missouri, Maryland, and Colorado in May: 

Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Holiday Inn Kansas City – SE Waterpark
9103 East 39th Street
Kansas City, MO 64133 

Thursday, May 13, 2010
USDA Center at Riverside
4700 River Road
Riverdale, MD 20737 

Monday, May 17, 2010
Crowne Plaza – Denver International Airport
15500 East 40th Avenue
Denver, CO 80239 

If you are within traveling distance of these meetings, please come and speak up!  When asked about the purpose of these meetings, USDA stated that it plans to take specific input and suggestions on traceability performance measures.  Members of the regulatory working group will be at the meetings.  

USDA has stated that there will be other opportunities for input.  So if you can't go to one of the meetings, stay tuned for information on how to submit written comments.  

More information about the meetings is posted at: 

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