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

Hawkes, Logan
May 2013
Southwest Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/29/2013, p1
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.


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