Those of you who think lifetime animal disease traceability is a bad idea might want to stop reading now. Then again, there are folks who aren’t happy unless they’re mad. If that’s you, read on. I’m pleased to make your day.
And by all means, tell me how wrong I am. Those comments are good for comic relief.

Yes, that’s harsh. But it’s time for everyone in the beef business—including (perhaps especially) those who aren’t happy unless they’re mad about something—to get square with reality.Here’s your reality: At some point in time, we will have a nationwide, lifetime animal disease traceability system.