TITLE

New COOL rules

AUTHOR(S)
Major, Meg
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;8/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 10, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an update on grocery trade in the U.S. Members of the House Agriculture Committee struck a compromise agreement approving amendments for a new Farm Bill, a key provision of which evidently clears the way for mandatory country-of-origin labels (COOL) for meat products to start in 2008. Sealed Air Corp. is introducing its Cryovac Nature Tray, a sustainable foam tray made from corn. Sundia Corp. has aligned with IFCO Systems to offer watermelon and produce growers with cost-effective, 100 percent recyclable shipping pallets.
ACCESSION #
26204283

 

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