—New law provides labeling, while reducing record keeping requirements and
As a part of its enormous 2007 Farm Bill
proposal, the House Ag committee passed a modified mandatory Country of
Origin Labeling (COOL) law two weeks ago after a late night session. The
revised program put forward by the committee creates a labeling program
similar to that required by the school lunch program.
According to the COOL language in the bill, it
provides for three categories of labeling. One that indicates the
product was born, raised and slaughtered in...
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