TITLE

New COOL Rule Raises Ire of Canadians

AUTHOR(S)
Shearer, P. Scott
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
National Hog Farmer Expert Blog;5/28/2013, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the reactions of Canada as well as U.S. farm groups on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) final mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL) rule on meat to comply with the World Trade Organization (WTO) guidelines. It notes Canada's disappointment with COOL's regulatory changes which are seen to increase discrimination against Canadian cattle and hogs. The U.S. National Farmers Union lauds the changes while the National Cattlemen's Beef Association disagrees.
ACCESSION #
88034278

 

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