TITLE

The origin of the species

AUTHOR(S)
Hennessy, Terry
PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;May98, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p107
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the concern within the produce industry on the possible backlash of the United States government's rule requiring country-of-origin labeling of produce. Claims that the required labeling is a return of protectionism; Stress on the right of consumers to know the origin of the produce they are buying; Mechanics of Florida's labeling laws. INSET: Bills on tap..
ACCESSION #
563463

 

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