AFFI FIRES LATEST SALVO IN COUNTRY LABEL BATTLE

WASHINGTON -- A new round of controversy has been unleashed in the battle over front-panel origin labels, with the American Frozen Food Institute, accusing the U.S. Customs Service here of "stuffing the ballot box" by reopening the comment period.As reported in SN, Customs reopened the comment period last month for a proposed ruling that would require all imported produce to carry country-of-origin

WASHINGTON -- A new round of controversy has been unleashed in the battle over front-panel origin labels, with the American Frozen Food Institute, accusing the U.S. Customs Service here of "stuffing the ballot box" by reopening the comment period.

As reported in SN, Customs reopened the comment period last month for a proposed ruling that would require all imported produce to carry country-of-origin marking on the front-panel of its retail package.

Manufacturers are currently

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