Article Tagged with: "labeling"

CME: Canada, Mexico Critical for US Beef, Pork Shipments

March 14, 2013 7:07 am0 comments
CME: Canada, Mexico Critical for US Beef, Pork Shipments

The reaction of Canada’s government to USDA’s proposed “fix” for mandatory country-of-origin labeling was predictable and swift, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner.   Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz stated, among other things, that Canada was “extremely disappointed with the proposed regulatory changes” and that Canada would consider all options, […]

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USDA Proposes Rule to Amend Labeling Under COOL

March 11, 2013 5:34 am0 comments
USDA Proposes Rule to Amend Labeling Under COOL

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued a proposed modification to the rules required for the labeling of muscle cut commodities covered under the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) program, writes Sarah Mikesell, 5m senior editor.   Under the proposed rule, origin designations for animals slaughtered in the US […]

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GMO Labeling Bill Introduced in U.S. Congress

February 20, 2013 11:00 am0 comments
GMO Labeling Bill Introduced in U.S. Congress

Today Colorado’s Jared Polis will announce, outside a reborn organic retail store in Boulder, that he is introducing a federal bill in Congress to mandate the labeling of food containing genetically modified organisms in all 50 states.   And next Tuesday, the Maryland House Health and Government Operations Committee will […]

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