Why? Did someone in the USDA feel a pressing need to justify their paycheque? Renaming 154 cuts of beef and pork just sounds like a ton of hassle for everyone concerned, especially the consumer.
Sorry if I offended anyone but I work in government as a project manager at my day job and this sort of thing just seems like the needless, wasteful stuff I see people squandering their time on daily. And that's in one of the more efficient government organizations, at that.