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GAO Report showed GIPSA failed to protect farmers

Food Integrity Campaign | November 24, 2020

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report highlighting several failures of Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) to protect farmers under the 1921 Packers and Stockyards Act (PSA). These included failure to investigate farmer cases, and failure to investigate companies’ anti-competitive practices.