President Michel Temer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has suspended imports of all fresh beef from Brazil because of recurring food safety problems documented since March, when the agency began inspecting 100 percent of all meat from the South American country.

During his confirmation hearing 12 weeks ago, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said he thought an embargo against…

That petition on the White House’s “We the People” website calling for the United States to ban Brazilian beef was looking for 100,000 signatures. It fell a little short.

In fact it was short by 97,985 signatures and is now locked down.

The Billings, MT-based Rancher-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund or R-CALF USA was hoping the…