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The Paradigm Shift: Total Transformation
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What is the Hegelian Dialectic?
Delphi Technique
Are your pet foods "scientifically" made like you think?
NAIS is Censored by the Media
Guide to Good Farming Practices

 

NAIS

NFU supports a federally-controlled National Animal Identification System (NAIS). A verifiable NAIS could provide valuable trace-back capability to help identify the source of many food safety issues. Without an adequate NAIS in place, quality food is at risk.

Since the discovery of a Canadian-born, BSE-infected cow in the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has begun implementation of a NAIS. NFU has several concerns with USDA’s proposal to allow a privately managed database system, including: It forces producers to bear the financial burden; it will create a revenue source for private entities seeking to make a profit; it does not contain oversight to protect consumer information.

We are encouraged by the steps taken thus far, yet many questions remain and we urge close consideration of the following:

  • Costs of implementing the program remain uncertain. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has stated that this program is a necessity, therefore, we urge DHS to provide full funding to create and maintain the database.
  • A seamless system should be provided at all levels to ensure the information gathered is complementary with that provided through mandatory country-of-origin labeling.
  • There should be clear limits to the use of the database information, and should be provided only for animal disease and bio terrorism trace-back purposes.

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Premises Registration will be an "Official" USDA unique seven Character identifier.
 
In the New User Guide it states on Page 22:
The premises identification number (PIN) is assigned permanently to a geophysical location. If an owner or entity sells his/her farm, the next operators of the premises use the original premises identification number that had been
assigned to that location. If the seller buys a new location to build a new operation that never had livestock, he/she would register that location and obtain a new premises identification number (PIN).

Premises Identification = Encumbrance

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