TITLE

Country-of-Origin-Labeling final rule gets mixed reactions

AUTHOR(S)
Hawkes, Logan
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/29/2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the statement of U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that the final rules modifying the Country of Origine labeling provisions should satisfy the requirements of the World Trade Organization to bring the original labeling program into compliance. According to Vilsack, the changes will strengthen the overall program by requiring labeling to include where the animal is born, raised, slaughtered and processed. The labeling provisions were published on May 24, 2013.
ACCESSION #
88033761

 

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