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Anticompetitive practices are target of new online tool

 

February 17, 2022



KALEE OLSON

Policy associate

Center for Rural Affairs

The U.S. departments of Agriculture and Justice recently launched an online tool designed to help farmers and ranchers submit anonymous comments about anticompetitive behavior in the meat and poultry industries.

The website–farmerfairness.gov–is part of an action plan developed by the Biden-Harris Administration to further investigate and address unfair practices that harm meat producers and consumers.

The tool consists of a simple, four-question form asking commenters to provide a description of the complaint or tip, species of l...



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