Origin of species

Major, Meg
May 2005
Progressive Grocer;5/1/2005, Vol. 84 Issue 7, p134
Trade Publication
Focuses on the response of retailers to the implementation of the country-of-origin label (COOL) regulations, which have been mandated for retail seafood products in the U.S. effective in April 2005. Purpose of the creation of the Enter Wild American Shrimp Inc., the marketing arm of the Southern Shrimp Alliance; Significance of the implementation of the COOL requirements for retailers; Research conducted by the Louisiana State University on quality standards for the state's seafood items. INSET: Shrimp facts.


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