U.S. cattlemen will soon again be divided on a controversial issue: whether to reinstate mandatory country of origin labeling for beef products.
Today, U.S. Senator Jon Tester, a Democrat from Montana, introduced a resolution supporting the reestablishment of a country-of-origin labeling program, better known simply as COOL. The resolution puts forth a firm statement of support for COOL, which was repealed in 2015. The introduction follows months of coordination and collaboration by the senator, pulling together consumer […]
The nation’s second largest general farm organization says U.S. beef producers are at a serious disadvantage by the current “Product of the U.S.A” label and those standards need to be changed immediately. National Farmers Union (NFU) recently wrote to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) in support of a petition by the Organization for […]